CMLT Symposium: Trauma and Global Literature

May 1, 2015
10:30 - 4:30 PM
2115 Tawes Hall


2015.05.01: CMLT Symposium
  • 10:00-10:30 Coffee
  • 10:30-12:00 Workshop: An Introduction to the Works of 2014 Nobel Prize Winner Patrick Modiano. Facilitators: Jeremy Metz, Manon Soulet, and Stephen Rojcewicz (Graduate Students, Program in Comparative Literature)
  • 12:00-1:00 Lunch
  • 1:00-2:30 Keynote Address: “"Against Identification: Holocaust Memory in an Age of Terror (The Case of The German Mujahid).” Debarati Sanyal (Professor of French, University of California-Berkeley)
  • 2:30-3:00 Coffee
  • 3:00-4:30 Screening and Discussion: "The Cinematic Legacy of Night and Fog (1955)." Facilitator: Debarati Sanyal (Professor of French, University of California-Berkeley)

Debarati Sanyal is Professor of French at the University of California-Berkeley. Her presentation grows out of her forthcoming book, Memory & Complicity: Migrations of Holocaust Memory (Fordham University Press, 2015).

Organized by the Program in Comparative Literature and sponsored by the Center for Literary & Comparative Studies.

For more information contact: Sheila Jelen (