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Action After Nature: Climate Crisis and the Force of Literature

February 25, 7:00 PM
Room 100, Lovejoy Building, Colby College, Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME
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A lecture in the “Presence of the Past Series” with Nathan Hensley, associate professor of English at Georgetown University. When Alice falls into Wonderland in Lewis Carroll’s 1865 classic, she wonders how anything in the world will ever feel normal again. In this lecture, Hensley draws on the experience of Alice and other 19th-century literary […]

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Holocaust Memory in East and West Germany

February 25, 7:00 PM
Room 122, Diamond Bldg., Colby College, Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME
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Natasha Goldman presents the 2019 Berger Family Holocaust Lecture. East and West Germany worked through Holocaust memory in the form of public memorials, in different ways. While East Germany favored socialist realist public sculptures, some artists by the late 1950s, incorporated elements of the pre-war avant-garde in their work — but not without controversy. Meanwhile, […]

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