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Monday, February 11, 2013

Why Write? Holocaust Authors on Vocation, Craft, and Purpose

Description:
A lecture by Avraham (Alan) Rosen will explore how authors (and readers) have understood the intricate task of responding to the Holocaust in writing. Avraham Rosen is the author/editor of ten books, including "Elie Wiesel: Jewish, Literary, and Moral Perspectives" (Indiana UP, 2013) and "The Wonder of Their Voices: The 1946 Holocaust Interviews of David Boder" (Oxford UP, 2010; updated paper edition 2012). He has taught at universities in Israel and the United States, and lectures regularly on Holocaust Literature. His current book projects include researching and writing a monograph entitled, Killing Time, Saving Time: Calendars and the Holocaust. {Will appear in FYI on Feb 11, 2013
Start Time:
12:30 PM
End Time:
2:00 PM
Room:
0142 Holzapfel Hall
Venue:
JWST Seminar Room
Common Location Name:
Other
Web Address:
http://www.jewishstudies.umd.edu/events/Rosen.html
Other Contact Information:
Debra Ann Kirsch The Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies +1 301 405 4975 dakirsch@umd.edu jewishstudies.umd.edu
Ticket Information
Other Free Tickets: Open to the public: Free


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