Friday, February 21st, 2020

Somers Family Hall, Psychological and Brains Sciences, Room 216.

Breakfast: 8:15-9:00am

Welcome and Introduction: 8:45am

Session 1: 9:00-10.30am
Narrative, Truth and Identity in Personal and Cultural Remembrance
      Marya Schechtman (University of Illinois, Chicago)
      James Wertsch (Washington University in St. Louis)
      Chair: Ben Henke (Washington University in St. Louis)

Session 2: 10:45am-12:15pm
Are memories stored in the brain? Do we need an Engram?
      Sarah Robins (Kansas University)
      Yadin Dudai (NYU; Weizmann Institute)
      Chair: Tomy Ames (University of Missouri – St. Louis)

Lunch Break: 12:15pm-1:15pm

Session 3: 1:15-2:45pm
Memory, Metacognition, and Weakness of Will
      Janet Metcalfe (Columbia University)
      Julia Haas (Rhodes College)
      Chair: Oyku Uner (Washington University in St. Louis)

Session 4: 3:00-4:30pm
Why Do We Remember? Evolutionary Perspectives.
      Johannes Mahr (Harvard University)
      Pascal Boyer (Washington University in St. Louis)
      Chair: Jeremy Henry (Washington University in St. Louis)

Session 5: 4:45-6:15pm
Epistemic and Metaphysical Implications of the Observer Perspective in Memory
      Chris McCarroll (University of Grenoble)
      Heather Rice (Washington University in St. Louis)
      Chair: Judith Carlisle (Washington University in St. Louis)