Media The Story of Memory

Retentional Finitude and Story Form

The Memory Network’s 2014 conference, ‘The Story of Memory’ was held at the University of Roehampton on the 4th and 5th September. Mark Currie, Professor of Contemporary Literature in the Department of English, Queen Mary, University of London, gave a keynote on ‘Retentional Finitude and Story Form’. This fascinating talk on memory and tense in the fictional ‘selfie’ takes in Aristotle, Augustine, Stiegler and Knausgaard.