Transforming White Supremacist Memorials: Two Proposals

[Author's note: an earlier version of this post referred to these objects as "Confederate memorials." I have changed all references to them here to "White Supremacist memorials" or "memorials to White Supremacy" in order to highlight the origin of their creation, and the belief system underlying arguments for their continued existence in public landscapes].   … Continue reading Transforming White Supremacist Memorials: Two Proposals

Finding Ruins in Tokyo

From the moment I started researching ruins, I began to see them everywhere. Sometimes I actively sought them out, especially during vacations: Tulum in Mexico, the Pont du Gard in France, Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in West Berlin. Other times I would run across them by accident – tucked into some corner off a city … Continue reading Finding Ruins in Tokyo