Saturday, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 6B, ACC
Are Memories (Ever Not) Preformed?
Program arranged by the forum TC Memory Studies. Presiding: John Garrison, Carroll Univ.
Speakers: Stef Craps, Ghent Univ.; Margaret W. Ferguson, Univ. of California, Davis; Kara Keeling, Univ. of Southern California; Barbara Mann, Jewish Theological Seminary of America; Kate Stanley, Univ. of Western Ontario
Each speaker responds to a single question: Are memories (ever not) preformed? Participants explore this notion of “prememory” through discussion of anticipatory recall, eschatology, nihilism, future-nostalgia, utopia, prophecy, expectation, and surprise.