James E. Young Book Launch November 16

9/27/2016

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Book Launch
A presentation by James E. Young, author of The Stages of Memory: Reflections on Memorial Art, Loss, and the Spaces Betweenwill be followed by discussion and book signing.

Wednesday, November 16, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Institute of Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies
University of Massachusetts Amherst
758 North Pleasant Street

Light refreshments

James E. Young, distinguished professor of English and Judaic studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and Founding Director of the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, has served on juries that selected designs for the 9/11 Memorial and the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin. In this launch of his new book, The Stages of Memory: Reflections on Memorial Art, Loss, and the Spaces Between, Young will, among other topics, reflect on the expectations that countries bring to their painful memorial debates.

A book sale and signing will follow this program. Books available courtesy of Amherst Books