The MeYouZeum: (Re)Imaginings of Home and Identity
Who am I? Who do others think I am? Who am I becoming? Where is home? What is home? What does it mean to be a woman? What does it mean to be black? What are my three passions? How did I come to believe the things I believe?
What is my story? The MeYouZeum is an interactive, collaborative, participatory museum exhibit with learning stations that explore notions of home and identity.
It was conceptualized and designed by Brittany Lynk, Martta Sareva, and Yigal Kotler.
It took place Saturday, April 28, 2012 10 am to 3 pm Grace Dodge Hall 449 Teachers College, Columbia University 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027
The MeYouZeum was born out an assignment to create a fantasy museum as part of the course Education in Community Settings: Museums with Professor Hope Jensen Leichter in the Spring of 2012.
The creation of the museum is also an essential part of the Integrated Project (IP) by Brittany Lynk for completion of her Master of Arts degree in International Educational Development. The full paper can be found in the "Academic Papers" link.
Specific information about the different learning stations is available on this site. Following the event, images and videos will be available for further exploration. Also available on this site are past academic papers by Brittany Lynk with themes of home and identity, along with a series of cross-cultural, multilingual children's books published by BLynk Creations, and lastly, resources for Global Nomads and Third Culture Kids.
This website is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the degree of Master of Arts in International Educational Development for Brittany Lynk at Teachers College, Columbia University in the City of New York under the advisement of Dr. Hope Jensen Leichter May 2012