Buried Words: A Workshop on Sexuality, Violence and Holocaust Testimonies

February 4, 2018

Buried Words:

A Workshop on Sexuality, Violence and Holocaust Testimonies

October 11, 2018

Toronto, Canada

 

An academic workshop presented by the Azrieli Foundation’s Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program with the support of Sara Horowitz of York University and Anna Shternshis of the University of Toronto

 

The one-day workshop will include three sessions:

 

Session 1: Sexuality and violence in testimonies by girls and women

 

Discussants: Sara Horowitz (York University), Na’ama Shik (Yad Vashem), Zoë Waxman (University of Oxford), Carson Phillips (Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre, Toronto)

 

Session 2: Narratives of sexual violence against boys and men

 

Discussants: Doris Bergen (University of Toronto), Tommy Curry (Texas A&M University), Debórah Dwork (Clark University), Dorota Glowacka (University of King’s College), Benjamin Baader (University of Manitoba)

 

Session 3: Methodological challenges of using different forms of testimony to study sexual violence

 

Discussants: Paula David (University of Toronto), Henry Greenspan (University of Michigan), Anna Shternshis (University of Toronto), Kori Street (USC Shoah Foundation), Jennifer Evans (Carleton University)

 

For more information and to register, send your contact information and academic affiliation to stephanie@azrielifoundation.org.

This workshop is open to scholars and graduate students. There will be a public event in the evening.

 

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