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Edges, Textures, Stages: James Young and the Field of Memory Studies

James Young

10am—5:30pm symposium
5:30pm—6:30pm reception

The Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst invites you to attend a symposium on Tuesday, February 5th:

Edges, Textures, Stages:
James Young and the Field of
Memory Studies

 

 

 

Schedule:

10am—10:30am Opening remarks

10:30am—12pm Panel 1
Lawrence Douglas (Amherst College)
Alice Greenwald (National September 11 Memorial and Museum)

12pm—1:30pm Lunch

1:30pm—3pm Panel 2
Deborah Dwórk (Clark University)
Horst Hoheisel (artist, Kassel)

3pm—3:30pm Break

3:30pm—5pm Panel 3
Laura Levitt (Temple University)
Samuel Kassow (Trinity College)

5pm—5:30pm Closing remarks

5:30pm—6:30pm Reception

The symposium is co-sponsored with the generous support of the Office of Research and Engagement; the Department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies; the College of Humanities and Fine Arts; the Department of History; the University of Massachusetts Press; and the Program in German and Scandinavian Studies.

Organizers: Hannah Pollin-Galay (Department of Literature, Tel Aviv University) and Jonathan Skolnik (German and Scandinavian Studies, UMass Amherst)