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Anne Frank, Otto Frank, and the Creation of Memory

Date of Event: October 23, 2019

Participants: Thomas Doughton, senior lecturer in Center for Interdisciplinary Studies; Edward Isser, W. Arthur Garrity, Sr. Professor in Human Nature, Ethics, and Society; Theresa McBride, professor of history; and Roger Guenveur Smith, actor, writer, director of "Otto Frank." Moderated by Mark Freeman, Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Society.

About the Discussion: Following his one-person performance of "Otto Frank"—the father of Anne Frank and who brought her diary to the world—Roger Guenveur Smith joins Holy Cross faculty to explore the profound complexities entailed in the creation of both individual and collective memory.

The event is co-sponsored by the McFarland Center and Arts Transcending Borders with support from the Kraft-Hiatt Fund for Jewish-Christian Understanding.