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Nelly Sachs: Migration and Memory, Poetry and Context

Workshop

Speaker(s)

Aris Fioretos, Humboldt University, Berlin
Deniz Göktürk, UC Berkeley
Axel Englund, Stockholm University
Anna Westerstahl Stenport, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Leslie Morris, University of Minnesota
Lucy Alford, Stanford University
Andrew Utter, Uranium Madhouse Theater, Los Angeles

Date and Time

March 8, 2012 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Availability

RSVP

Open to the public.

RSVP required by 5PM March 05.

Location

The Bender Room 5th floor, Green Library Stanford University

Reception, workshop and dramatic reading in celebration of the life, poetry and the evocative context of Nelly Sachs, winner of the 1966 Nobel Prize for Literature.

Inspired by the publication of the American edition of Nelly Sachs: Flight and Metamorphosis, the documented biography of the Nobel prize-winning poet Nelly Sachs, by author Aris Fioretos (Stanford University Press, 2012), Mr. Fioretos will be available for book signings (books will also be available for purchase.)

Seating is limited.

Co-sponsored by the Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Arts (SiCa) and the Taube Center for Jewish Studies

POST EVENT RELATED PUBLICATIONS:

"Nelly Sachs.  Ever hear of her?  Nobel poet finds new recognition"
AUTHOR
Cynthia Haven
PUBLISHED BY
THE BOOK HAVEN, Stanford University, March 2012

"Dust-to-Dust Song"
AUTHOR
Paul Reitter
PUBLISHED BY
JEWISH REVIEW OF BOOKS, Vol. 10, Summer 2012

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