Eva Hoffman - AFTER GREAT WRONGS Thinking About the Legacy of the Holocaust Today

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Please join us October 3 for the Leo and Sarah (Bunny) Horvitz Memorial Lecture featuring award-winning, Polish-American writer Eva Hoffman
University of Chicago, Social Science Tea Room
1126 E. 59th Street
4:30 p.m.

 

Dr. Hoffman, the author of many books including Lost in Translation: Life in a New Language (1989), Shtetl: The Life and Death of a Small Town and the World of Polish Jews (1997), Time: Big Ideas, Small Books (2009), and most recently How To Be Bored (2017), will speak about the pre-Holocaust past, especially with respect to Jewish life in Poland, and the post-Holocaust present, including themes ranging from terror attacks in Europe to the Truth & Reconciliation Commission in South Africa.

 

 

A reception will follow. Persons with disabilities who need an accommodation in order to participate in this event should contact Nancy Pardee at npardee@uchicago.edu

 

This event is sponsored by the:
The Chicago Center for Jewish Studies
The Center for East-European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
The Program in Creative Writing