Memory and Memorialization

This set of webcasts explores how 9/11 – and other epochal historical events – are remembered, how meaning is made of the past, and how this process evolves over time.

Edward Berenson – Professor of History and Director of the Institute of French Studies at New York University

David Blight – Professor of American History and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, at Yale University

Carl Krebs – Partner at Davis Brody Bond, the associate architects for the 9/11 Memorial and the design architect for the 9/11 Memorial Museum

Frank Pellegrino - Special agent in the FBI counterterrorism division. 

Brigitte Sion – Assistant professor of religious studies at New York University

Francesc Torres – Artist whose work has been exhibited in the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Reina Sofia in Madrid

James Young – Member of the jury that selected Reflecting Absence, the design for the 9/11 Memorial