Material Memory

Material Memory

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We live in the age of information, but how often do we think about what has been lost—or nearly lost? From memories left on discarded machines to the voices of ancestors trapped on obsolete media, we are losing parts of human history each day. In theme-based seasons, Material Memory explores the effects of our changing environment—such as digital technologies, the climate crisis, or global human displacement—on our ability to access the record of our shared humanity, and the critical role that libraries, archives, museums, and other public institutions play in keeping cultural memory alive.
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We live in the age of information, but how often do we think about what has been lost—or nearly lost? From memories left on discarded machines to the voices of ancestors trapped on obsolete media, we are losing parts of human history each day. In theme-based seasons, Material Memory explores the effects of our changing environment—such as digital technologies, the climate crisis, or global human displacement—on our ability to access the record of our shared humanity, and the critical role that libraries, archives, museums, and other public institutions play in keeping cultural memory alive.
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Crisis as Catalyst: Notes...

10 Jun 2021 | 54 mins 49 secs

Crisis as Catalyst: ...

10 Jun 2021 | 54 mins 49 secs

What We've Learned and Wh...

29 Apr 2021 | 39 mins 34 secs

What We've Learned a...

29 Apr 2021 | 39 mins 34 secs

Heritage Has a History

31 Mar 2021 | 27 mins 51 secs

Heritage Has a Histo...

31 Mar 2021 | 27 mins 51 secs

The Home of Memory

09 Mar 2021 | 25 mins 19 secs

The Home of Memory

09 Mar 2021 | 25 mins 19 secs

Living Heritage

12 Feb 2021 | 23 mins 03 secs

Living Heritage

12 Feb 2021 | 23 mins 03 secs

Climate Displacement and ...

21 Jan 2021 | 23 mins 56 secs

Climate Displacement...

21 Jan 2021 | 23 mins 56 secs

How We Tell the Story of ...

18 Dec 2020 | 20 mins 54 secs

How We Tell the Stor...

18 Dec 2020 | 20 mins 54 secs

Archivists Against the Cl...

10 Nov 2020 | 23 mins 27 secs

Archivists Against t...

10 Nov 2020 | 23 mins 27 secs

Does it Matter? Cultural ...

10 Nov 2020 | 19 mins 53 secs

Does it Matter? Cult...

10 Nov 2020 | 19 mins 53 secs

Sound and Meaning: Preser...

24 Apr 2020 | 01 hr 04 mins 24 secs

Sound and Meaning: P...

24 Apr 2020 | 01 hr 04 mins 24 secs

"Hello, Friends" The Stor...

18 Mar 2020 | 57 mins 05 secs

"Hello, Friends" The...

18 Mar 2020 | 57 mins 05 secs

Not Even in the Dictionar...

26 Feb 2020 | 01 hr 02 mins 44 secs

Not Even in the Dict...

26 Feb 2020 | 01 hr 02 mins 44 secs

The Duty of Memory

19 Dec 2019 | 01 hr 01 min 56 secs

The Duty of Memory

19 Dec 2019 | 01 hr 01 min 56 secs

Connected to the Legacy

09 Dec 2019 | 55 mins 34 secs

Connected to the Leg...

09 Dec 2019 | 55 mins 34 secs

The Ethics of Access

09 Dec 2019 | 46 mins 57 secs

The Ethics of Access

09 Dec 2019 | 46 mins 57 secs