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Collaboration with Evil through a Polish Literary Lens

Collaboration with Evil through a Polish Literary Lens
170 St. George Street, Room 100
Time: Nov 10th, 4:00 pm End: Nov 10th, 6:00 pm
Interest Categories: Slavic Studies (FAS), Religion, Study of (FAS), Jewish Studies, History (FAS), History & Philosophy of Science & Technology (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), German (FAS), Diaspora/Transnational, Comparative Literature (FAS), 1900-1950
Lecture by David Roskies, Jewish Theological Seminary

The Centre for Jewish Studies is pleased to present:

David Roskies, Jewish Theological Seminary

Collaboration with Evil through a Polish Literary Lens

David Roskies is a cultural historian of eastern European Jewry. A prolific author, editor, and scholar, he has published nine books and received numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship. His work Night Words: A Midrash on the Holocaust, one of the first liturgies on the subject ever to appear, has entered its fifth edition, was adapted into Hebrew, and was recently reissued as an audiocassette. In 2007, Dr. Roskies served as the J. B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Senior Scholar-in-Residence at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. He is currently under contract with University Press of New England to produce Holocaust Literature: A History and Guide.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.  For further information, please contact the Centre for Jewish Studies at (416) 978-1624

Presented by:

  • Al and Malka Green Yiddish Program, Committee for Yiddish, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto
  • Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures
  • Friends of Yiddish
  • Sarah and Chaim Holocaust Education Centre, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto
  • Toronto Workmen's Circle / Arbeter Ring
  • Centre for Jewish Studies

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