About the event

What are the uses of narrative as a means of examining and participating in social and individual consciousness and change? Join Sarah W. Freedman (Education, University of California, Berkeley) and Karen Murphy (International Programs, Facing History and Ourselves) as they talk about their ongoing collaboration focusing on possible processes of change in societies that have perpetuated long-term narratives of division, conflict, and violence.


Murphy, Karen and Gallager, Tony, 2009. "Reconstruction after violence: how teachers and schools can deal with the legacy of the past" in Perspectives in Education: The Pedagogical Transaction in Post-conflict Societies. Volume 27, No 2.

Freedman, Sarah Warshauer and Abazovic, Dino. 2006. "Growing Up During the Balkan Wars of the 1990s" in Daiute, Beykont, Higson-Smith, and Nucci (eds.) International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development. Oxford University Press.