Lecture: “Buried in Treasures: When Stuff Takes Over”

Penn Museum - Rainey Auditorium 3260 South Street, Philadelphia, PA

Gail Steketee Dean Emerita and Professor School of Social Work, Boston University Hoarding disorder is a startlingly common, and complicated, mental health condition. Not only a personal problem, social groups and institutions can also be overwhelmed by their material possessions. Museums, for example, may devote themselves so blindly to the tasks of collection and storage that […]