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Collective Memory: The Role of Media Makers

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 4:00pm

Allen Hall, 141
1020 University Street, Eugene, OR

A public lecture by Gabriela Martinez, 2014-15 Wayne Morse Resident Scholar and associate professor at the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon.


Dr. Gabriela Martinez is an associate professor in the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication and the associate director of the UO Center for the Study of Women in Society.

Martinez will discuss her current project, Media, Democracy and the Construction of Collective Memory.  

The project explores the role media and content producers play in shaping collective memories and what it means to "construct" collective memories and historical memories through the production of media.  

The project asks: How does media production address human rights violations? How does it promote social change? How does media production strengthen democratic practices? She examines these questions across nations, including Peru, Guatemala and Mexico.

Sponsored by Media Studies at the School of Journalism and Communication and the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics.


Event Type

Lectures & Presentations, Lecture


School of Journalism and Communication, School of Law, Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics

Target Audience

All Students, Faculty/Staff, General Public, Graduate Students


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