Sociology of Memory: New and Classical Conceptualizations of Memory, Personal or Commodity, Public or Private?
Papers about: collective memory; personal memory; narrative; new and classical sociological theories by Durkheim, Halbwachs, Weber, Marx, Addams, Mead and others regarding collective and individual memory; sociological, psychological, historical or legal issues pertaining to personal, trauma, repressed, body memory; drug technology to improve or repress memory; and closely related topics are invited to present their research. Also papers about: “collected memory” such as banked electronic dataveillance, video surveillance, seed, sperm, egg or DNA; new and classical sociological theories and conceptualizations regarding socio-political issues pertaining to such "commodity memory" are invited for presentation at the 2013 Pacific Sociological Association's Annual meeting, to be held Thursday, March 27 through Sunday March 30, 2014.
2014 Pacific Sociological Association 85rd Annual meeting
Portland, Oregon, USA
March 27-30, 2014
Abstracts: September 1, 2013
Send one page abstract and/or questions to session organizer at: firstname.lastname@example.org before September 1, 2013
Past papers from this session are featured in the book, Sociology of Memory: Papers from the Spectrum (2009), from Cambridge Scholars Publishing.