A toast, on the occasion of the opening of the Memory and the Museum conference

[I was asked to offer a toast to open the 2018 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science forum on “Memory and the Museum.”]

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Mnemosyne. Greco-Roman Antioch mosaic, 2nd or 3rd century A.D. Courtesy Hatay Archeology Museum, Antakya
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“The Muses” Frederick Carder, designer; Stevens & Williams, Ltd., Manufacturer; Corning Museum of Glass 68.2.23.

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Professor of American Studies at Brown University. Author of Inside the Lost Museum: Curating, Past and Present.

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