- Helena Rubinstein Auditorium (Museum)
- 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
"Mothers and Daughters in the Holocaust" The 2014 Monna and Otto Weinmann Annual Lecture
Please join us as Dr. Sara Horowitz examines the relationships of mothers and daughters during and after the Holocaust, powerfully influenced by the experience of survival, atrocity, loss, and trauma.
Sara R. Horowitz is a professor of comparative literature in the Department of Humanities at York University where she served as Director of the Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies. Her scholarship focuses on narratives of memory and trauma related to the Holocaust, particularly from the perspective of gender. She is the author of Voicing the Void: Muteness and Memory in Holocaust Fiction (1997), which won the CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book Award, as well as editor of many books and volumes. Currently, she is completing a book entitled Gender, Genocide and Jewish Memory, and co-editing H. G. Adler: Literature, Life, Legacy (with Julia Creet and Amira Dan). Dr. Horowitz has also served as President of the Association for Jewish Studies. She was a Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies Fellow in 2009, and serves as a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Academic Committee.
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