NEIU invites you for a lecture titled “Holocaust Commemoration in Poland Now”

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A view on the former Nazi-German concentration and death camp KL Auschwitz-Birkenau before ceremonies marking the 72nd anniversary of the liberation of the former Nazi-German concentration and extermination camp KL Auschwitz-Birkenau, in Oswiecim, Poland, 27 January 2017. The biggest German Nazi death camp KL Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated by the Soviet Red Army on 27 January 1945. People commemorate its liberation on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Oswiecim, Poland – 27 Jan 2017

You are cordially invited to attend a lecture titled “Holocaust Commemoration in Poland Now” by Tomasz Lysak from the University of Warsaw in Poland.

Lysak is an applied linguist whose work focuses on representations of the Holocaust in relation to trauma studies and psychoanalysis. He has held fellowships at the University of Washington, the University of Edinburgh and the University of Chicago.
The talk will take place on Thursday, April 12 at 4:30 p.m. in the Language Lab on the fourth floor of the Ronald Williams Library at Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU), 5500 N. St. Louis Ave., Chicago. The event is hosted by the Department of World Languages and Cultures, the Department of Linguistics, the Polish and European Academic Center for Exchange Research (PEACER) at NEIU, and the Chicago Chapter of the Kosciuszko Foundation.


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