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That the People Might Live: Loss and Renewal in Native American Elegy

Arnold Krupat

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451386
eISBN:
9780801465857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451386.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The word “elegy” comes from the Ancient Greek elogos, meaning a mournful poem or song, in particular a song of grief in response to loss. Because mourning and memorialization are so deeply embedded ... More


Virtual Afterlives: Grieving the Dead in the Twenty-First Century

Candi K. Cann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145419
eISBN:
9780813145495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145419.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

From the dead body to the virtual body and from material memorials to virtual memorials, one thing is clear: the bodiless nature of memorialization of the dead across cultures. In postindustrial, ... More


Speaking to the Dead: Social Network Sites and Public Grieving

Candi K. Cann

in Virtual Afterlives: Grieving the Dead in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145419
eISBN:
9780813145495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145419.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Internet memorials, including tombstone Internet links with virtual memorials, funeral home memorials, Internet grieving websites, and social network sites of deceased persons, illustrate that the ... More


Moving the Dead

Candi K. Cann

in Virtual Afterlives: Grieving the Dead in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145419
eISBN:
9780813145495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145419.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Car-decal and T-shirt memorials, in which a memorial of the deceased is placed on the windshield of a car or worn as clothing, serve temporarily as a memorialization for the deceased. Like ... More


Archival Others: The Vietnamese as Absent Presence in the Historical Record

Long T. Bui

in Returns of War: South Vietnam and the Price of Refugee Memory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479817061
eISBN:
9781479864065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817061.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the Vietnam War Center and Archive located at Texas Tech University, the largest collection of personal artifacts and materials related to the Vietnam War in the United States. ... More


Excavating Memory: Oral History and the Case of Suhmata

Camille Mansour and Leila Fawaz

in Transformed Landscapes: Essays on Palestine and the Middle East in Honor of Walid Khalidi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162473
eISBN:
9781617970191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162473.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Suhmata, as excavated from the memories and memorials of those who themselves lived through the nakba or whose lives were forever shaped by the expulsion. It is the testimonial of the victims on what ... More


A Tale of Three Cities: Khartoum

Abdullahi A. Gallab

in A Civil Society Deferred: The Tertiary Grip of Violence in the Sudan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036885
eISBN:
9780813041827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036885.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter addresses the development of the colonial state and the construction of the colonial capital city, Khartoum, as well as its extensions as progressive forms of colonization and modes of ... More


Wearing the Dead

Candi K. Cann

in Virtual Afterlives: Grieving the Dead in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145419
eISBN:
9780813145495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145419.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Tattoo memorials, in which a deceased person is remembered by being etched into the skin of the bereaved, are another form of mourning clothing, but tattoos are permanent ways of marking grief and, ... More


Grieving the Dead in Alternative Spaces

Candi K. Cann

in Virtual Afterlives: Grieving the Dead in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145419
eISBN:
9780813145495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145419.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Nearly all the newly emerging rituals for memorialization use a particular grammar and syntax for mourning. This new language of mourning follows a particular framework that is defined by the ritual, ... More


. Dusk

Wayne Dawkins

in City Son: Andrew W. Cooper's Impact on Modern-Day Brooklyn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032585
eISBN:
9781617032592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032585.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Andy Cooper died of a stroke on January 28, 2002 at Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. The memorial service was held on February 15 at First Presbyterian Church at 124 Henry Street in Brooklyn Heights, a ... More


The Gathering Place: A Trafficked Waterway, Dawn Massacre, and Material Legacies of the “Falls Fight”

Christine M. DeLucia

in Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300201178
eISBN:
9780300231120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300201178.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter focuses on the “Great River” (Kwinitekw or Connecticut River) that runs the length of the Northeast, and the multi-layered histories involved at its midpoint. At Peskeomskut, Algonquians ... More


Divided Loyalties: America’s Moral Obligation in the PostCold War Era

Phuong Tran Nguyen

in Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041358
eISBN:
9780252099953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041358.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on changes in refugee identity and political power in the post-Cold War era. Often depicted as a period in which all sides but the refugees opted for reconciliation, the 1990s ... More


A Professor of Eloquence

David Clarke

in Reflections on the Astronomy of Glasgow: A story of some 500 years

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748678891
eISBN:
9780748689286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678891.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter covers the life of John Pringle Nichol who, as the 5th Regius Professor of Astronomy (1836 to 1859), influenced extra-mural interest in the subject to a passion that the local citizens ... More


Contesting Memory and Public Places: Albert Square and Dundee’s Pantheon of Heroes

Christopher A. Whatley

in Victorian Dundee: Image and Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860912
eISBN:
9781474406062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860912.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines what lay behind the campaigns to commemorate Dundee's three ‘local heroes’ — the Radical martyr George Kinloch, the Glasgow-born ‘father’ of Dundee's engineering trade James ... More


The Land without Heroes

Keith L. Camacho

in Cultures of Commemoration: The Politics of War, Memory, and History in the Mariana Islands

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835460
eISBN:
9780824868512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835460.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the historical development of Liberation Day in the Northern Mariana Islands, along with the various commemorations created by Americans and Japanese in a place dubbed “the land ... More


Food for the Ancestors: Jeon Pancakes

Sonia Ryang

in Eating Korean in America: Gastronomic Ethnography of Authenticity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839352
eISBN:
9780824868222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839352.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Capturing the unexpected encounter of the author with jeon, Korean pancake, in Baltimore in the late 1990s, the chapter addresses intersecting issues of Korean immigration and the advancement of ... More


Places of Memory, Sites of Forgetting

Judith A. Bennett

in Natives and Exotics: World War II and Environment in the Southern Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832650
eISBN:
9780824871369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832650.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter documents the use of war memorials and other methods of commemorating the dead after the war. While souvenirs embody place, the settings of death and loss adhere more meaning to the ... More


Epilogue

Manako Ogawa

in Sea of Opportunity: The Japanese Pioneers of the Fishing Industry in Hawaii

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839611
eISBN:
9780824869595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839611.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter highlights the ethnic diversification of the islands’ fishing industry, which catered to the drastically changing economic, ethnic, social, and cultural structures of ... More


Placemaking

Christine M. E. Guth

in Hokusai's Great Wave: Biography of a Global Icon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839598
eISBN:
9780824871550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839598.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on an eclectic selection of site-specific projects from the past two decades that feature adaptations of “The Great Wave” whose realization is inextricably entwined with ... More


Martyrdom and Memory: Monuments, Memorials, and Museums for Dead Heroes

Kirk A. Denton

in Exhibiting the Past: Historical Memory and the Politics of Museums in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836870
eISBN:
9780824869748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836870.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the continuing role of the postsocialist state in propagating the memory of revolutionary martyrs through museums and memorial sites. It first sketches some historical ... More


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