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680. Post-Holocaust Urban Narratives

Sunday, 12 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Huron, Sheraton Chicago

A special session

Presiding: Pawel Wolski, Univ. of Szczecin

Pawel Wolski's Annotation:
Urban space is defined by urban memory. But whose memory is it? Have decentralizing events such as WWII, Holocaust left place for any identity? The panel will address these and other questions.

1. "Entangling the Remembrance of the Holocaust in German Cities," Nils Roemer, Univ. of Texas, Dallas

2. "Muranów as a Jewish Ruin: A Montage of Memories in Postwar Warsaw," Michael Meng, Clemson Univ.

3. "Post-Holocaust Jewish Identity and Urban Redemption in Sydney Taylor's All-of-a-Kind Family," J. E. Wolfson, Univ. of Texas, Dallas

Responding: Pawel Wolski


  • Genre, Theory, Method – Literary Criticism and Theory

  • Comparative Literature – Twentieth and Twenty-First Century

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