History, Memory, Truth: Cultural Capital in Spain's Memory Wars

Mar 6, 2013
4:30 PM  - 6:00 PM
Steinberg Auditorium

Oberline College Professor Sebastiaan Faber, Oberlin College will discuss the "memory wars" happening in Spain. Since the late 1990s, Spain has seen a series of public disputes over the historical memory of the Second Republic, the Spanish Civil War, Francoism and the Transition. Two main issues have been at stake: the representation of the violent 20th-century past - how to tell the story and who should tell it - and the relationship that today's Spain should have with that past. Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and the Center for Arts in Society.
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