Past Event

Collecting Rituals: Mourning, Museums, and Memory

February 17, 2021
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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Online Event hosted via Zoom

How does public memory process collective mourning? What is the role of cultural institutions in memorializing traumatic events?

About this Event

Join the Columbia University's Department of Religion for a seminar bringing together museum curators and academics for a discussion on the function of objects in the collective processing of death.

Please register via Eventbrite to receive the Zoom seminar link.


Rebecca Klassen, Associate Curator at the New-York Historical Society (she/they)

Pamela Klassen, Professor and Chair of the Department of Religion, University of Toronto (she/her)