Janet Borgerson and Jonathan Schroeder, Rochester Institute of Technology This project explores the contribution of consumer artifacts to the imagination and construction of modern US identity and cosmopolitan, global citizenship. We undertake fieldwork in our living room (Riggins 1994), offering a critical visual and cultural analysis to show how peripheral objectsContinue Reading

17th Berlin Roundtables on Transnationality 26 – 29 June 2013, Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB) http://irmgard-coninx-stiftung.de/travelandmuseums.html Submission deadline is February 28, 2013. The formation of the modern world was accompanied by a fundamental reshaping of culture itself: its agents, values, and symbols, its everyday practice and high culture rituals.Continue Reading