At 2:00 pm on March 27, 2011, we will be presenting the inaugural lecture at an interdisciplinary conference (open to the general public, but pre-registration required) on “Testimonies, Personal Narratives, and Alternative Tellings” at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J. For more information, see http://jewishstudies.rutgers.edu.
On April 12, 2011, at 7:oo pm Marianne Hirsch will be presenting the annual Monna and Otto Weinmann Lecture" at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. The title of the presentation is “Fantasies of Return: The Holocaust in Jewish Memory and Postmemory." Open to the public. For more information, contact Krista Hegburg , < [email protected] >.
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Museum of Jewish Heritage -- New York
Date: Sunday, January 24, 2010: 1:30 P.M.
How to Write Our Parents' Wars
Panel discussion and memoir writing workshop with Judith Greenberg (Cypora’s Echo), Marianne Hirsch & Leo Spitzer (Ghosts of Home: The Afterlife of Czernowitz in Jewish Memory), Irene Kacandes (Daddy's War: Greek American Stories), Nancy Kricorian (Zabelle); and Gabriele Schwab (Haunting Legacies: Violent Histories and Transgenerational Trauma); moderated by Nancy K. Miller (Bequest and Betrayal: Memoirs of a Parent's Death).
Writers and critics in history and literary studies will discuss the challenges we face in bringing the complicated narratives of the past into the present. Following the discussion, audience members can participate in a memoir writing workshop led by individual panelists. Pre-registration for the workshop is required. Visit www.mjhnyc.org for details. $10, $7 students/seniors, free for members
Museum of Jewish Heritage --A Living Memorial to the Holocaust36 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280 646-437-4297
FEBRUARY 4 IN BERKELEY
University of California Press and University Press Books Invite you to join
Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer
For a Discussion and Reading from Their New Book
Ghosts of Home: The Afterlife of Czernowitz in Jewish Memory
Thursday, February 4, 6-7:30
2430 Bancroft Way (Between Telegraph & Dana), Berkeley, CA,
Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer-
Ghosts of Home
Tuesday, March 2 at 7 PM
536 West 112 Street, NYC
|Czernowitz in Jewish Memory|
Czernowitz in Jewish Memory
Talk at Wiener Library, London
June 30 2010
"Czernowitz in Jewish Memory"
Join us for a reading at Norwich, Vermont, Bookstore•
July 21, 7PM
On September 19, 2010, we spoke about Czernowitz and Ghosts of Home at a meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society in the Center for Jewish History in New York: The session, entitled Memories of Your Ancestral Town, was moderated by Renee Steinig and also included Professor Mihal Grunfeld, author of Leaving: Memories of Romania and Professor Mimi Schwartz, author of Good Neighbors, Bad Times: Echoes of My Father’s German Village
On October 6, 2010, we read from Ghosts of Home and the book was “launched” at an evening event sponsored by the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York.