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C. Nadia Seremetakis: The Senses Still
January 28, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Virtual Event
The THI Sense Memory Cluster presents on Thursday, January 28, 10-12, Professor C. Nadia Seremetakis, author of The Last Word, The Senses Still, and Sensing the Everyday. She will discuss her practice of sensory ethnography, her theory of sense memory, and “the third stream of anamnesis” in the contemporary spread of little memorials in Greek urban space.
Professor C. Nadia Seremetakis is a cultural anthropologist and author of several books in both English and Greek, including poetry. She is best known for The Senses Still: Perception and Memory as Material Culture in Modernity (Univ. of Chicago Press), The Last Word: Women, Death and Divination (Univ. of Chicago Press), and Sensing the Everyday (Routledge). She has lived and taught in New York for more than two decades, conducted fieldwork in various parts of the world, served as advisor at the Hellenic Ministry of Health and the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, and taught at the University of the Peloponnese, in her native area, for the past ten years. Full bio: www.seremetakis.com