Small Acts of Repair: The Unclaimed Legacy of the Romanian Holocaust
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- Thursday, April 25, 2013 04/25/2013 18:00:00 04/25/2013 20:00:00 6 Small Acts of Repair: The Unclaimed Legacy of the Romanian HolocaustMarianne Hirsch will discuss “postmemory”, a term that describes the relationship that the ‘generation after’ bears to the personal, collective, and cultural trauma of those who came before - to experiences they ‘remember’ only by means of the stories, images, and behaviors among which they grew up.University Park Campus
- 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
- University Park Campus
- Doheny Memorial Library (DML)
Marianne Hirsch is President of the Modern Language Association and she is the William Peterfield Trent Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and professor in the Institute for Research on Women and Gender. Author and editor of numerous books and journals, her scholarly work has been devoted to feminist theory, the study of memory (www.postmemory.net), and the intersections of literature and visual culture. She is the USC Shoah Foundation's 2013 Yom Hashoah scholar-in-residence.