Northwestern Events Calendar

Nov
19
2020

"Claude Lanzmann's Shoah and Its Outtakes: The Ethics of Perpetrator Representation” (CCHS/HEFNU event with Erin McGlothlin)

When: Thursday, November 19, 2020
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM  

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Elzbieta Foeller-Pituch   847.467.0885

Group: Center for Historical Studies

Co-Sponsor: Holocaust Educational Foundation

Category: Academic

Description:

In collaboration with the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern (HEFNU)

Erin McGLOTHLIN (Washington University, St. Louis), author of Second-Generation Holocaust Literature: Legacies of Survival and Perpetration (2006) and the forthcoming The Mind of the Holocaust Perpetrator in Fiction and Nonfiction (2021)

A talk on "Claude Lanzmann's Shoah and Its Outtakes: The Ethics of Perpetrator Representation”

McGlothlin offers new insights into Lanzmann’s monumental film Shoah (1985), through her examination of part of the hundreds of hours of outtakes to the film, restored and digitized by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Yad Vashem.

Open to the PUBLIC. Please register below.

 

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