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Wed
Oct
05
Babi Yar in History and Memory: Seventy Years after a Mass Murder
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Babi Yar in History and Memory: Seventy Years after a Mass Murder

Co-Sponsors: The Sarnat Center for the Study of Anti-Jewishness, the Brandeis–Genesis Institute for Russian Jewry, and the Brandeis Russian Club.
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International Lounge, Usdan Student Center, Brandeis University, 415 South Street,
Waltham, MA 02453
This event is wheelchair accessible.

Join us as we mark the seventieth anniversary of the largest mass murder of Soviet Jews at Babi Yar in a symposium of distinguished scholars Karel C. Berkhoff (NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies), Gennady Estraikh (New York University), ChaeRan Freeze (Brandeis University), Olga Litvak (Clark University), and Alice Nakhimovsky (Colgate University). The symposium will also feature student poetry readings and a musical performance.

More information: http://www.brandeis.edu/tauber/events/babi_yar_conference.html

2:00pm    ChaeRan Freeze  Welcome   

Karel Berkhoff  “Babi Yar 70 Years Later: The State of Knowledge”

“1” (Untitled), Ilya Ehrenburg, read by David Benger and Marsha Lyulyeva

Gennady Estraikh “Resistance and Kiddush Hashem: The Soviet Yiddish Press on Babi Yar”

4:00pm      Break

“Babi Yar,” Yevgeni Yevtushenko, read by Karina Gaft and Nera Lerner

Alice Nakhimovsky  “Courage and Concealment in Artistic Responses to Babi Yar”

Olga Litvak  Respondent       

“Sarabande, Suite No. 2,” Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by Ali Fessler

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Parking: Please park in Charles River (J) Lot (off of South Street). A shuttle will be available from J Lot to Usdan from 1:30-6:30pm.

Organizer

Miriam Hoffman
(781) 736-2125

The Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry

The Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry

The Tauber Institute is devoted to the study of modern European Jewish history, thought, culture and society. It has a special interest in studying the Holocaust and its aftermath within...