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Symposium in Memory of Robert Deam Tobin: Homosexuality and Visuality in German Modernity

Higgins Lounge, Dana Commons

A symposium examining sexuality, human rights, Jews, gays, and their visualization in the context of German modernity will honor the late Professor Robert Deam Tobin and his vibrant contributions to scholarship and teaching.

Sponsored by: Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Vienna, 1890 – 1938: Capital of Tradition, Innovation, Promise, and Peril

Higgins Lounge, Dana Commons

In the first decades of the twentieth-century Vienna¬†was a locus for cultural and intellectual innovation, as well as for radical politics of left and right. This symposium brings together a group of leading interdisciplinary scholars to explore the interactions of art, music, and cultural politics in the decades preceding the rise of National Socialism and […]

Sponsored by: Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Performing Exile: New Approaches to the Study of Refugees from Nazi Europe

Higgins Lounge, Dana Commons

This workshop brings together an international and interdisciplinary group of scholars working on displacement and forced migration from Nazi-controlled Europe. Its participants ask how refugees from Nazism reimagined their sense of home and their identities as Europeans and/or Jews after their flight? Participating scholars draw on the methods of performance studies to complicate older paradigms […]

Sponsored by: Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies