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MemberParker Krieg

…“Planetary Delta: Anthropocene Lives in the Blues Memoir.” A/B: Auto/Biography Studies 35.1 (2020), forthcoming.

“‘By Means Other than Life:’ Literature as Posthuman Memory.” Con Texte 2.1 (2018): 22-27.

“Carnival Anthropocene: Myth and Cultural Memory in Monique Roffey’s Archipelago.” Ecozon@: European Journal of Literature, Culture, and Environment 9.2 (2018): 41-55.

“Energy Futures: John Updike’s Petrofictions.” Studies in American Fiction 44.1 (2017): 87-112.

“The Pharmacological Table: Environmental Memory in the New Nordic Cuisine.” …

C. Parker Krieg is a postdoctoral fellow in environmental humanities at the University of Helsinki, affiliated with the Humanities Programme in the Faculty of Arts, and the Helsinki Institute for Sustainability Science. His research and teaching focuses on twentieth and twenty-first century American literature and culture, environmental justice, and cultural memory studies.

MemberMarianne Hirsch

I am interested in Feminist Studies, Cultural Memory and Visual Culture. I’m currently working on two projects, “School Pictures and Their Afterlives,” and “Small Acts of Repair.”
As MLA President in 2013, I will be initiating a conversation about the MLA’s Division and Discussion Group structure and about the ways we organize knowledge in our profession. Please join in this conversation.

Membernanna bonde thylstrup

I work on the politics of digitization, the uncertainty of big data and the epistemology of algorithms. I am currently writing a book for MIT Press on the politics of mass digitization. Currently, I am is affiliated with two major research projects at the University of Copenhagen. The first, Uncertain Archives, is a project that seeks to deploy and develop traditional and poststructuralist archival theories to big data environments, focusing in particular on questions of uncertainty, error, vulnerability and unknowns. The second, The Past’s Future, examines the role of cultural memory institutions in the digital age, paying special attention to issues related to colonialism, gender and new digital infrastructures.

MemberKarla Vanraepenbusch

Karla Vanraepenbusch is a doctoral student at the Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium. She studies the material memory traces of the Belgian cities that were occupied during the First World War, in particular of Antwerp and Liège. Karla Vanraepenbusch has worked as a researcher at the Centre for Historical Research and Documentation on War and Society (CEGESOMA, State Archives of Belgium), the Belgian centre of excellence for the history of 20th century conflicts.   Dissertation topic:  Karla examines the cultural memory formation of the First World War in Antwerp and Liège, cities that were occupied by Germany during the war. Her research project is supervised by Professor Dr. Laurence van Ypersele (UCL) and by Dr. Chantal Kesteloot (CEGESOMA). She is the grateful recipient of a BRAIN-be scholarship, issued by BELSPO (the Federal Public Planning Service Science Policy).   Research ethics:  Academic kindness, collaboration and community building

MemberSuzanne England

Memory and memory loss in close relationships, cultural meta-narratives and archetypes of aging, old age, Alzheimer’s Disease and caregiving, and portrayals of old age and relationships in popular culture, literature, drama, autobiography and memoir. Published in the areas of aging, narrative, moral reasoning, and policies and practices related to the care of the frail elderly.