Healing and Memory, Part 2: Argentina

  As my time in Argentina comes to a close, I have been organizing my thoughts as well as my luggage. I find myself reflecting on the wealth of experiences and information I have collected throughout the semester. Although I feel that I have delved into the relationships between communities, their physical space, and their […]

Healing and Memory, Part 1: Argentina

For the past several months, I have been studying abroad in La Plata, Argentina. I am taking classes and interning at the ComisiĆ³n Provincial por la Memoria, a public and autonomous human rights organization. Because of my involvement with the ComisiĆ³n, I have become immersed in the humanitarian and activist discourse of La Plata. Our […]

Abstract: Healing and Memory

The themes I will examine in my research project — Healing and Memory: Place Identity in Post-Dictatorship Argentina and El Camino de Santiago — are complex and at times nebulous. In this introduction, however, I will briefly cover the premise of my project and the methods I will use. The idea for this project was […]