Fortunoff Video Archive Annual Research Symposium, 2021

By Christy Bailey-Tomecek - May 7, 2021

Online Symposium: Fortunoff Video Archive Annual Research Symposium, 2021
May 12, 2021, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM ET

We are happy to invite you to join the Fortunoff Video Archive’s annual research symposium. The program will be as follows:


Stephen Naron, Director, Fortunoff Video Archive
Opening Remarks

Gil Rubin, Geoffrey H. Hartman Postdoctoral Fellow
Introduction to the Critical Edition Series

Session I:

Chad Gibbs, Dori Laub Fellow
Survival and Witnessing at Treblinka: Toward Place-Based Definitions of Holocaust Survivorship

Julie Dawson, Fortunoff/VWI Fellow
The Legacy of Trauma: Examining the 'Crisis of Life' in Jewish Survivor Diaries of Early Post-War Romania

Session II:

Wendy Lower, William Rosenberg Senior Scholar
"The Russians Broke our Spirit, the Germans Killed us Physically": Isaac Hauser's Testimony of the Holocaust in Ukraine

Jonathan Petropoulos, William Rosenberg Senior Scholar
From New Haven to Nuremberg: Sidney Bruskin's Journey as a Nazi Hunter and Concentration Camp Liberator

When: 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM, Wednesday, May 12th, 2021

Registration is free. Please register at the zoom link above.

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