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Sunday, June 9 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Killing time, saving time: calendars and the Holocaust

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How would our lives be changed if we had no idea what day it was? no idea when to observe religious holidays or mark the passing of another year? This session examines these intriguing questions in the context of the Holocaust, when Jews in ghettos, in camps and in hiding were compelled to develop innovative strategies to track time, maintain continuity with the past and envision a viable future.


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Alan Rosen

Avraham (Alan) Rosen PhD is the author or editor of ten books, most recently The Wonder of Their Voices: The 1946 Holocaust Interviews of David Boder (author) and Approaches to Teaching Wiesel’s Night (editor). Two edited collections are due out in the coming year: Elie Wiesel: Jewish, Literary, and Moral Perspectives and Literature of the Holocaust. He was a research fellow of the Fondation pour la Mémoire de la... Read More →


Sunday June 9, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Scientia Building Ritchie Theatre

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