3/15-16/2015: Two Lectures on Holocaust Memory, with Michael Bernard-Donals
Michael Bernard-Donals, Vice Provost for Faculty and Staff, and the Nancy Hoefs Professor of English and affiliate member of the Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will present two lectures on Holocaust memory.
Sunday 3/15: Public Lecture
“Events of the World and the Ethics of Holocaust Memory”
3:00- 4:30 pm
Nashville Public Library: Bellevue Branch, 720 Baugh Road, Nashville, 37221
Sponsored by Vanderbilt Program in Jewish Studies’ Community Partners Committee
Monday 3/16: Academic Lecture
“What they saw at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum”
201 Alumni Hall
Co-sponsored by Vanderbilt’s Program in American Studies and Program in Jewish Studies
Michael Bernard-Donals’ research areas include the history and theory of rhetoric, public memory (including museums and memorials), and Jewish Studies. He has written widely, and taught courses, on how we remember events like the Holocaust, the different forms that memory takes, and the consequences—intended and unintended—of those memorial forms on individuals and their communities.