Memory and Memorialization

James Young served as a member of the jury that selected Reflecting Absence, the design for the 9/11 Memorial. He was also a jury member for the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin, Germany. He is professor of English and Judaic Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and author of the books At Memories Edge: After-Images of the Holocaust in Contemporary Art and Architecture and The Texture of Memory: Holocaust Memorials and Meaning.

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