Women and the Decade of Commemorations Series: Comparative Perspectives from Memory Studies

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 16:00
An Foras Feasa Seminar Room, Iontas Building

Keynote by Professor Marianne Hirsch, Columbia University

Marianne Hirsch is William Peterfield Trent Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and Director of the Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality. Her books include The Generation of Postmemory: Writing and Visual Culture After the Holocaust (2012), Ghosts of Home: The Afterlife of Czernowitz in Jewish Memory, co-authored with Leo Spitzer (2010), Rites of Return: Diaspora, Poetics and the Politics of Memory, co-edited with Nancy K. Miller (2011) and Family Frames: Photography, Narrative and Postmemory (1997).