Grey Gallery Lecture: Perspectives on the Holocaust in the Postwar Era

2 Feb
Boris Lurie, Adieu Amérique, 1959–1960 (detail).
Oil on canvas, 55 1/2 x 51 1/2 in. Boris Lurie Art Foundation, New York
Lecture: Perspectives on the Holocaust in the Postwar Era

Wednesday, February 8, 6:30 pm
Center for the Humanities, 20 Cooper Square, Fifth Floor

Hasia R. Diner, Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History and Director, Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History, NYU, will explore how and why American Jews in the decade or so after the end of World War II engaged with the memory of the Holocaust. She is the author of We Remember with Reverence and Love: American Jews and the Myth of Silence after the Holocaust, 1945-1962 (NYU Press).

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Center for the Humanities and Grey Art Gallery. Free of charge with RSVP and subject to change. To RSVP, click here. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings.

Please note: Ulrich S. Baer, formerly listed as a second speaker in this program, is not able to participate.

Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Inventing Downtown:Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965, on view at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery January 10–April 1, 2017. For more information on the exhibition, please visit

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