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

When: Monday, February 11, 2013 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: JWST Seminar Room : 0142 Holzapfel Hall
Event Type(s): Lecture

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."


Ticket Information:
Charges: Open to the public Free; ;
Available at: Free

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The Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies
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