30 November 2012

Postmemory seminar with Marianne Hirsch

When: 13 December 2012
Where: University of Ghent

1.30 p.m. - 2.45 p.m.: Q&A session about the introduction and the first chapter of The Generation of Postmemory: Writing and Visual Culture after the Holocaust
2.45 p.m. - 3.15 p.m.: Coffee/tea break
3.15 p.m. - 4.45 p.m.: Paper presentations
Philippe Codde (UGent), “From Afterimage to Postmemory: Literary and Cinematic Representations of First- and Third-Generation Holocaust Trauma”
Evelyne Ledoux-Beaugrand (UGent), “'Des mères qui voulaient vivre': Motherhood and Symbolic Filicide in Recent Women’s Novels Dealing with the Holocaust”
Stijn Vervaet (UGent), “Entangled Histories: Family Memories and the Representation of the Holocaust in the Work of David Albahari”
Respondent: Marianne Hirsch (Columbia)
All are welcome. For further information, please contact Stef Craps

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