WEEK 1: August 18 & 20

August 18: Introductions

August 20: What do we mean by cultural heritage? What is a cultural heritage institution?

  • Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, B. (1995). Theorizing heritage. Ethno-musicology, 39(3), 367–380.
  • Foote, K.E. (1990). To Remember and Forget: Archives, Memory and Culture. The American Archivist 53 (3), 378-392.
  • Vecco, M. (2010). A definition of cultural heritage: From the tangible to the intangible. Journal of cultural heritage.doi:10.1016/j.culher.2010.01.006
  • McVay, Frances P. Documenting Appalachian culture: The transmission of cultural heritage information. http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/s_papers/id/1422
  • Heritage interpretation : http://www.interpnet.com/
  • Optional: Butler, B. (2006). Heritage and the present past. In C. Tilley, W. Keane, S. Küchler, M. Rowlands, & P. Spyer (Eds.), Handbook of material culture. (pp. 463-480). London: SAGE Publications Ltd. doi: http://dx.doi.org.libproxy.lib.unc.edu/10.4135/9781848607972.n30