Kirsten Amiko McAllister

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Kirsten Emiko McAllister is an Associate Professor in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University in Canada. Her research interests include cultural memory, political violence, visual culture and she has conducted research on Second World War Japanese Canadian internment camps and more recently, asylum seekers in the United Kingdom. Her publications include, "Terrain of Memory : A Japanese Canadian Memorial Project" (2010), the co-edited volume, "Locating Memory : Photographic Acts" (2006) and has various published and forthcoming book chapters as well as articles on archival photographs, memorials and films in Space and Culture, the Canadian Journal of Communication, Visual Culture, Cultural Values and West Coast Line.