April 26, 2002

Gregory Schroeder

Hail Melk! Ethics and Historical Memory in Austria

In the Fall Semester 2001, I directed the CSB/SJU Austria Program in Salzburg. Teaching the Senior Seminar made me more aware of ethical concerns in one of my areas of interest: historical memory. While in Austria and Germany, I paid close attention to memorials and memorial texts, and I began to view these "sites of memory" from ethical as well as historical perspectives. In this forum, I would like to present some examples from Melk, Salzburg, and elsewhere and thereby provoke a discussion of ethically responsible historical memory.

Friday April 26th


Little Theater, Quad 346, SJU