Primo Levi conference at Hofstra University

Answering Auschwitz: Primo Levi's Science and Humanism After the Fall
April 26-27, 2007

The conference will feature a keynote address "Beyond Testimony: Levi's Vocabularies," by the Joseph G. Astman Distinguished Conference Scholar, Robert S. C. Gordon, Professor of Italian at the University of Cambridge in England, on Thursday, April 26, during the luncheon. There will also be a special address by Ann Goldstein, an editor at The New Yorker, who will give readings of newly translated material. Panel topics include "Memory and Biography," "Philosophy and Theology," and "Levi and Anti-Fascism."

But When We Started Singing..., a performance inspired by the life and works of Primo Levi, conveived and performed by Bob Spiotto, with musical accompaniment and original compositions by Herb Bradensten, will take place at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 26.

A complete schedule of panels and events, as well as information about registration fees, can be found in the Registration Program.

For more information please contact:

Hofstra Cultural Center
200 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549-2000
Tel: (516) 463-5669
Fax: (516) 463-4793
E-mail: hofculctr@hofstra.edu

Conference Director
Stanislao G. Pugliese, Ph.D.
Professor of History
Hofstra University

Conference Coordinator
Deborah Lom
Assistant Director for Conferences and Special Events
Hofstra Cultural Center

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