Ann Rigney

Ann Rigney is professor of Comparative Literature at Utrecht University and co-director of the University research focus area Cultures&Identities. She has published widely in the field of cultural memory studies, philosophy of history, and memory cultures since the nineteenth century. Her books include The Rhetoric of Historical Representation (Cambridge UP, 1990), Imperfect Histories (Cornell UP, 2011) and The Afterlives of Walter Scott: Memory on the Move (Oxford UP, 2012). She  also recently co-edited a special issue of Memory Studies (2012) on Memory and Reconciliation: Critical Perspectives. More information