[Cz-L] Our talk at Harvard

From: Marianne Hirsch <mh2349_at_columbia.edu>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2008 21:11:15 -0500
To: Czernowitz Genealogy and History digest <czernowitz-l_at_list.cornell.edu>
Reply-to: Marianne Hirsch <mh2349_at_columbia.edu>

> You are cordially invited...
> To the next lecture in the "Cities and the Urban Imaginary" series
> of the Seminar on Politics, Literature and the Arts, Harvard
> Humanities Center; co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies
> Street Photographs: the Afterlife of Czernowitz
> in Jewish Memory
> by
> Marianne Hirsch and Leo Spitzer
> Columbia University
> TIME: 6:00 P.M.

> Harvard University

> Seminar director: Susan R. Suleiman
> Literary scholar Marianne Hirsch, author of Family Frames:
> Photography, Narrative, and Postmemory, and historian Leo Spitzer,
> author of Hotel Bolivia: The Culture of Memory in a Refuge from
> Nazism, will present work from their recently finished book on
> Czernowitz, a city that was once an eastern capital of the Habsburg
> Empire, then a cultural capital in Romania, and is now Cernauti in
> Ukraine. Associated with some outstanding writers and poets (Aharon
> Appelfeld and Paul Celan, among many others), Czernowitz had a large
> Jewish population before World War II. Through a study of street
> photographs taken on the city's main avenues in the interwar period,
> Hirsch and Spitzer will explore the history of Jews in Czernowitz
> and what remains of it.
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