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The Novel & the Museum: H.G. Adler on Post-Holocaust Restitution

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H. G. Adler was a German-speaking Jew, born and educated in Prague. After surviving the Holocaust, he settled in London where he wrote an influential book of Holocaust history along with novels and poems that challenge conventional approaches to the representation of the Holocaust. This talk will analyze Adler’s contrarian views on the aesthetic, psychological, and memorial functions of art and museums in the shadow of the Holocaust.

Samuel Spinner is Assistant Professor and the Zelda and Myer Tandetnik Chair in Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Johns Hopskins University.

The lecture will be followed by a reception.

Registration is required at this link. This event is free and open to the public.

Event Contact Information:
Clara Coyote


Feb 29 2024


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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