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The Department of Central, Eastern, and Northern European Studies at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver is delighted to announce a series of virtual events with award-winning graphic novelist Nora Krug from October 27th to 29th, 2020.
This online event series is hosted by the German Consulate General in Vancouver in cooperation with the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre, the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Victoria, and the Department of Central, Eastern, and Northern European Studies at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.
6:00 pm (PT) on October 27, 2020
Featuring Nora Krug in conversation with Marsha Lederman, the daughter of Holocaust survivors and the Western Art Correspondent of The Globe and Mail, the event will explore themes of identity, memory, inherited responsibility and the cultural legacies of war in Krug’s visual memoir, Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home, winner of the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography.
6:00 pm (PT) on October 28, 2020
In this virtual talk, Nora Krug, Miriam Katin and Leela Corman reflect upon how graphic storytelling engages with the history, memory and legacy of the Holocaust and National Socialism.
6:00 pm (PT) on October 29, 2020
Students from the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria will have a conversation with author Nora Krug in the virtual classroom on Zoom. They will be able to ask questions and discuss Krug’s graphic novel Belonging with the author. Only UBC and UVic students may register.
Please see the CENES Departmental Website for more information and to register: https://cenes.ubc.ca/