20/11/13 Memory (notes)

  • Eric Hotter
  • Paolo Giordano
  • Maurice Halbwachs
  • Paul Connerton
  • Guilherme Marconi
  • Social memory
  • ‘Habit memory’ memory through the body
  • We are simply the sum of our languages
  • Failure to enter language means to have a schizoid experience of the world
  • Schizophrenic is condemned to live in a perpetual present
  • Social Memory anchors our experiences to the past
  • Social memory bring out an inertia in the social status
  • Embedded memory found in Rituals/Rites/Bodily practices
  • Steven Lukes – Definition of ritual
  • Rites of passage
  • Rituals often Calandical
  • Memory in the body means our body speaks
  • Body becomes perfect vehicle to express social memory
  • Expressions like a handshake and kissing can mean many different things depending on contextBody helps us remember status and rank

About Each Moment Matters

My name is Paul Doughty and I am in my final year of a BA in Media Production.
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