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Intergenerational Trauma, Memory, and Stories Carried Forward Featuring Dr. Marianne Hirsch

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How is trauma transmitted across generations and how do descendants of Holocaust survivors and other atrocities remember these events? Join us to hear Dr. Marianne Hirsch speak on intergenerational trauma and memory. Hirsch coined the term “postmemory” to describe how descendants of Holocaust survivors experienced the trauma of their forebears. Using the lenses of visual culture and gender, Hirsch will reveal how intergenerational trauma plays a role in the stories and memories that are carried forward and remembered.