A Workshop on Sexuality, Violence and Holocaust Testimonies
October 11, 2018
An academic workshop presented by the Azrieli Foundation’s Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program with the support of Sara Horowitz of York University and Anna Shternshis of the University of Toronto
The one-day workshop will include three sessions:
Session 1: Sexuality and violence in testimonies by girls and women
Discussants: Sara Horowitz (York University), Na’ama Shik (Yad Vashem), Zoë Waxman (University of Oxford), Carson Phillips (Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre, Toronto)
Session 2: Narratives of sexual violence against boys and men
Discussants: Doris Bergen (University of Toronto), Tommy Curry (Texas A&M University), Debórah Dwork (Clark University), Dorota Glowacka (University of King’s College), Benjamin Baader (University of Manitoba)
Session 3: Methodological challenges of using different forms of testimony to study sexual violence
Discussants: Paula David (University of Toronto), Henry Greenspan (University of Michigan), Anna Shternshis (University of Toronto), Kori Street (USC Shoah Foundation), Jennifer Evans (Carleton University)
For more information and to register, send your contact information and academic affiliation to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This workshop is open to scholars and graduate students. There will be a public event in the evening.
The Azrieli Foundation’s Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program is a not-for-profit program established to preserve and share the memoirs of those who survived the twentieth-century Nazi genocide of the Jews of Europe and later made their way to Canada.