The Louis and Mildred Resnick Institute for the Study of Modern Jewish Life

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The Fall 2013 Louis and Mildred Resnick Lecture Series

Director, Gerald Sorin

The 25th Annual Holocaust Memorial Lecture

7:30 p.m. Wednesdays in Lecture Center 104

State University of New York at New Paltz

Preview announcement -- more details to follow:

Holocaust Literature for Young and Old:
Cross-Over Novels and Memoirs

Oct. 2 - Jan Z. Schmidt, Distinguished Professor of English, SUNY New Paltz

"Crossing the Line: What Are the Features of a Young Adult/Adult Literature Holocaust Work?"

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Oct. 9 - Johanna Reiss, author of The Upstairs Room and The Journey Back

"The Holocaust: A Personal History"

The Upstairs Room Book Cover

Oct. 16 -- Francine Prose, author of Anne Frank: The Book and the Afterlife

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Oct. 23 -- Rabbi William Strongin, Director of Jewish Studies, SUNY New Paltz

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Oct. 30 -- Lawrence Bush, Editor, Jewish Currents
Resistance, Commemoration, and the Jewish Left
Personal Reflections on the Holocaust and Progressive Jewish Identity

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