Memory Transferred: Voices from the Descendants of Destruction and Displacement

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Public Program United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

How do Holocaust-related texts relate to and differ from other written works shaped by family history or atrocities? Meet several young writers, including descendants of Holocaust survivors, grappling with trauma in their cultural past and discover what motivates them to share their stories.

Speakers

Erika Dreifus, Author of “Quiet Americans: Stories”

Rachel Hall, Author of “Heirlooms: Stories”, inspired by her family’s collection at the Museum

Suzanne Reisman, Author of “This Eden Called Warsaw”

Meline Toumani, Author of “There Was and There Was Not”

Sarah Wildman, Author of “Paper Love: Searching for the Girl My Grandfather Left Behind”

 

Books by each author will be available for purchase and signing.

February 09 2017

Details

Date: February 9
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost: Free
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