Daniel Mendelsohn – The 21st Annual Robert Salomon Morton Lecture

Date: April 08, 2013
Time: 5:00PM
Location: 20 West Village F / 40A Leon Street

The 21st Annual Robert Salomon Morton Lecture
featuring Daniel Mendelsohn

presented by the Northeastern Humanities Center and Northeastern’s Holocaust Awareness Committee as part of Holocaust Awareness Week

“Lost Between Memory and History: Writing the Holocaust for the Next Generation”

Daniel Mendelsohn, author of the best-selling book, The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million (2006), will explore the evolving meaning of the Holocaust as both a historical and literary event. Mendelsohn’s important lecture comes at a critical moment as this history passes to a new generation of writers and readers. Mendelsohn asks: Does the injunction to “never forget” put us at risk of “forgetting” individual stories as they are reshaped into the large manageable parables cultures need to live by.

For additional details, including Mendelsohn’s biography, please click here.

This event is free and open to the public.

To download the poster, please click here.

Questions, please contact:  nuhumanities@neu.edu

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