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Alan Rosen: "The Words, Too, Will Nourish"

Poetry and Resistance

Date of Lecture: February 28, 2012

Alan RosenAbout the Speaker: Alan Rosen is a renowned scholar of Holocaust literature. He lectures at the International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem. He is the author of "The Wonder of Their Voices: The 1946 Holocaust Interviews of David Boder," published in 2010 and has edited a number of collections on reflecting on Elie Wiesel's life and work. He has held fellowships at the Fondation pour la Mémoire de la Shoah in Paris; the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; and at Yad Vashem.

About the Talk: Rosen explores the poetry written during the Holocaust and after. Can it be considered a form of spiritual resistance? If so, what and how does it resist?

Supported by the Kraft-Hiatt Fund for Jewish-Christian Understanding.

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