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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.

MemberCarmen Patricia Tovar

Research 20th-21st Century Latin American Narrative, Modern and Contemporary Mexican NovelInterests Mexican modernity; representations of urban space in the Latin American novel; the novel as social mapping; formation and preservation of collective memory after traumatic historical moments (i.e. Tlatelolco in Mexico and Southern Cone dictatorships); cognitive approaches to individual and shared memory; (dys)functions of memorials and museums; narratives on class, gender, and migration; religious syncretism; poetry (as performance).