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Monuments and Memory

Course Description: 

Required course. How do particular Eastern Cape historical sites reflect the history of South Africa? How have the objects of public memory changed over time? In what ways, and to what ends are people and events remembered today? What kinds of personal identities are involved? Critical engagement with the concept of heritage and its institutions, private and public (incl. National Heritage Council, SA Heritage Resource Agency, and various museums). Focus on Eastern Cape sites, via week-long field trip, which will include Qunu; Albany; Port Elizabeth; King Williams Town; and Alice.

Subject: 
OSPCPTWN
Subject (Full): 
Overseas Studies in Cape Town
Academic Year: 
2014-2015
General Education Requirement(s): 
GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI
Geography: 
South Africa