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Wednesday, 29 December

449. Narratives of Diaspora: Topographies of Contemporary Jewish Writing and Film in German

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Congress A, Loews

A special session

Session leader: Russell Alexander Berman, Stanford Univ.

1. “Facing Place: The Work of Memory in the Work of Ruth Beckermann,” Karen L. Remmler, Mount Holyoke Coll.

2. “Diaspora as Metaphor: Representations of Jewishness in Immigrants’ Writing in German,” Sebastian Wogenstein, Univ. of Tübingen

3. “‘A Circle within a Circle within a Circle’: Jeanette Lander’s Jewish-American-German Novels and the Globalization of Memory,” Andrew S. Gross, Freie Univ.

4. “The Shadow of Moses: Exodus and Historical Memory (Freud, Taubes, Assmann),” Joshua Gold, Princeton Univ.

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