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Representations of the Theresienstadt ghetto in survivors' testimonies

Lena-Marie Franke
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
5:00-7:00 PM
3308 Modern Languages Building Map
Please join us for this Presentation on narratives of the Theresienstadt Ghetto in early postwar Czechoslovakia based on two reports written by Czech Jewish survivors: Mirko Tůma’s “A ghetto of our days” (1946) and Richard Feder's “Jewish tragedy – Last act” (1947). Analyzing how those narratives were perceived by contemporaries in Czech media.

Lena Franke studied European Studies (BA) and Slavic Studies (MA) at the universities of Passau, Tübingen and Regensburg and spent semesters abroad in Kazan, Riga and Prague. In 2020 she worked as a research assistant for the project “Grenze/n in nationalen und transnationalen Erinnerungskulturen zwischen Tschechien und Bayern” at Bohemicum, Center for Czech Studies, University of Regensburg. During her Ph.D., research stays in Prague were supported by the Bavarian-Czech Academic Agency and by a Josef Dobrovský Fellowship at the Institute for Czech literature at the Czech Academy of Sciences. Since April 2021 she is a scholarship holder at the Graduate School for East and Southeast European Studies in Regensburg.

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Building: Modern Languages Building
Event Type: Presentation
Tags: Humanities, International, Jewish Studies, judaic studies, Slavic, Slavic Featured, Slavic Studies
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Slavic Languages & Literatures, Judaic Studies