Memory for the Future

A Public Humanities Lab

Memory for the Future (M4F) is a year-long "studiolab" based at the Lewis Collaborative in St. Louis. M4F combines the study of interlinked histories and legacies of colonialism, slavery, and genocide with collaborative development of reparative public humanities projects in St. Louis.

Interested? Learn more on this site, follow us on instagram, and get in touch!

Follow us on instagram @m4fstudiolab

Lab Projects & Participants

Our public humanities lab is developing projects in collaboration with M4F partners. Visit our projects page to learn about these as they take shape, and to see some of the initiatives in STL and elsewhere inspiring our work.

Learn more about our M4F lab participants and their developing projects and partnerships.

Support & organizers

Support is provided by a Redefining Doctoral Education (RDE) Studiolab Grant from the Center for the Humanities at Washington University in St. Louis. M4F is co-led by:

Associate Professor of History at WashU
Professor of African & African-American Studies at WashU
RDE/M4F Postdoctoral Fellow

Contact Us

Use this form or write to

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.