From Claremont California to Clayton, Georgia, from Japan to Jamaica; to Jordan; from Powder Springs to Loganville; to Lilburn USA; to Apata, Ibadan, Nigeria; to Zambia or Zimbabwe; to California, or Massachusetts; or from Yemen to New York City, a new form of conversation is brewing. It is centered around Human conceptualizations of the idea of heritage. In the United States of America, to begin with, there is a palpable sense of history, and the pride which comes with that knowledge translates into an unparalleled construction, of a modern national heritage. As a melting pot for several sites of imaging heritage claims, America also implicates a complex layering of both history and ruptured (and “disruptive”) identities.
This series includes all LEH-related events and programs, and they all document comparative heritage: