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Memory Transferred: Voices from the Descendants of Destruction and Displacement
February 9 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
How do Holocaust-related texts relate to and differ from other written works shaped by family history or atrocities? Meet several young writers, including descendants of Holocaust survivors, grappling with trauma in their cultural past and discover what motivates them to share their stories.
- Erika Dreifus, Author of Quiet Americans: Stories
- Rachel Hall, Author of Heirlooms: Stories, inspired by her family’s collection at the Museum
- Jade Hidle, Author of The Return to Viet Nam
- Suzanne Reisman, Author of This Eden Called Warsaw
- Meline Toumani, Author of There Was and There Was Not
- Sarah Wildman, Author of Paper Love: Searching for the Girl My Grandfather Left Behind
Books by each author will be available for purchase and signing.
Stream the program live at ushmm.org/watch. Registration is not required to watch the live-streamed event.
Feb. 9, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
US Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW
Washington, DC 20024