Julia L. Shear (NHC Fellow, 2021–22) | National Humanities Center

Julia L. Shear (NHC Fellow, 2021–22)

Project Title

Creating Collective Memories in Ancient Athens

American School of Classical Studies at Athens

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Shear, Julia

Fellowship Work Summary, 2021–22

Julia L. Shear finished reading about collective memory in other periods and places, as well as a number of studies in social psychology on collective memory. This work allowed her to develop and refine the methodology for her book project on collective remembering in ancient Athens. She wrote a draft of the book's first chapter and began a draft of the second.