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Connecting the Legacies

A talk by preeminent scholar Nancy Harrowitz
Co-sponsored with Reed College

WHEN: 7 pm, Oct. 12
WHERE: Eliot Hall Room 314, Reed College, Portland

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Both the Jewish and African-American communities have suffered atrocities in the past. What can first-person narratives tell us about the commonalities between these experiences? How do they differ? What can an Italian chemist who survived Auschwitz tell us about a road map for healing race relations going forward? “Connecting the Legacies: Primo Levi, Holocaust Testimonies and ’12 Years a Slave'” offers an opportunity for all of us to see how our collective histories affect our present and our future.

“At a time when racism and equality clearly have not been resolved, Harrowitz’s lecture is especially relevant.” – Oregon Jewish Life

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