Prof. Sven Spieker on Boym's Future of Nostalgia (Dec. 5, 6:00pm, Phelps 6206C).
To mark the 30th-anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in Nov. 1989 we will discuss:
1. Boym, Svetlana. Part I. "Hypochondria of the Heart. Nostalgia, History, and Memory.” (from The Future of Nostalgia. Basic Books, 2001, pp. 25-112);
2. the movie Good Bye Lenin! (2003), to be screened on Dec. 3, 6:30pm in Broida Hall 1640.
Our Guest Moderator will be Prof. Sven Spieker (Germanic & Slavic Studies).
The University of California, Santa Barbara
Critical Memory Studies Group