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June Hwang

June Hwang (Associate Professor, University of Rochester) specializes in twentieth-century literature, film, and culture, with an emphasis on the topics of German Jewish identity, Holocaust Studies, questions of modernity, film theory, and critical theory. Her book Lost in Time: Locating the Stranger in German Modernity (Northwestern UP, 2014) explores discourses of timelessness in the works of central figures […]

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Sara R. Horowitz

Sara R. Horowitz (Professor, York University in Toronto) is the author of Voicing the Void: Muteness and Memory in Holocaust Fiction, which received the Choice Award for Outstanding Academic Book, co-editor of Encounter with Appelfeld, a collection of essays on Aharon Appelfeld, co-editor of the journal Kerem. She is co-editor of H. G. Adler: Life, Literature, Legacy, which was just awarded […]

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Update on conference plenary speakers

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve confirmed our plenary speakers for The Place of Religion in Film! On Friday, March 31, Sara Horowitz (Professor, York University) and June Hwang (Associate Professor, University of Rochester) will lead a conversation about Son of Saul (2015). On Saturday, April 1, following a public screening, Joaquim Pinto, director, and Nuno Leonel, cinematographer, will […]

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