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Jewish-Russian Poets Bearing Witness to the Shoah
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 7:00pm

Date: April 12, 2011
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Smith Hall 296
Title: Jewish-Russian Poets Bearing Witness to the Shoah
Speaker: Dr. Maxim Shrayer
The lecture examines Holocaust poems created by Jewish authors in the Russian language during World War II, printed in Soviet mainstream publications in 1941-46, and read by mass audiences. Dr. Shrayer will focus on the wartime poems by four major poets: Ilya Ehrenburg, Ilya Selvinsky, Pavel Antokolsky and Lev Ozerov.

Contact information:
503-725-2305
judaicst@pdx.edu
www.pdx.edu/judaic