Survivor Objects

Survivor Objects

“Survivor Objects” considers the meanings of material objects that have been tempered by trauma. By bearing historical witness, such objects can come to hold a privileged place in cultural memory and, as a result, play a powerful role for present-day communities. The...
The Material Culture of War

The Material Culture of War

A Fall, 2014, colloquium sponsored by the Center for Material Culture Studies On the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, this series of talks by faculty, advanced graduate students, and experts from the community provides interdisciplinary perspectives on...
Emerging Scholars Symposium

Emerging Scholars Symposium

Consuming Objects: Negotiating Relationships With the Material World Presented by the Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Winterthur, Delaware Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library: Saturday,...