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Sunday, June 9 • 8:45pm - 9:45pm
Don't tell Grandma I'm dating a gentile

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What does intermarriage have to do with the Holocaust? More than you'd think. For many survivor families, the prospect of a child or grandchild marrying out is a source of immense tsouris and conflict. But does intermarriage really threaten Holocaust remembrance? Do we need to reorient ourselves to the ways in which the third-generation chooses to commemorate the Shoah? Using two literary sources, this talk explores third-generation remembrance through the prism of a divisive issue.


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Anthony Levin

Anthony Levin is a writer, teacher and former human rights lawyer who has published poetry and written for stage. As an early-career academic, his research includes literature, human rights and post-Holocaust fiction. He is also the first third-generation Board Member of the Australian Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors & Descendants.


Sunday June 9, 2013 8:45pm - 9:45pm
Scientia Building Farrell Room