Memory, consumerism and media

Reflections on the emergence of the field

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This article situates the emergence of the field of memory studies in relation to several areas of study: cultural studies, media studies, communication and visual culture. It considers key concepts of those fields - memory practices, technologies of memory, mediation and consumerism - in relation to memory studies. Finally, it reflects on some cautionary aspects of memory studies as it moves forward as a field of study.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)73-78
Number of pages6
JournalMemory Studies
Volume1
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2008

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Keywords

  • Communication
  • Cultural memory
  • Modernity
  • Visual culture

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  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Cultural Studies

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Memory, consumerism and media : Reflections on the emergence of the field. / Sturken, Marita.

In: Memory Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1, 01.2008, p. 73-78.

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