We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust
7:00 pm, 07 March 2013
UCL Lankester Theatre, G01, Medawar Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT
** PLEASE NOTE VENUE CHANGE ABOVE - Lankester Theatre, rather than Chadwick Theatre, as previously advertised**
Ellen Cassedy is the author of We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust (2012).
The book is the product of a personal journey to connect with her Jewish forebears and a ten-year exploration of how people in Lithuania are engaging with their 20th-Century past.She is a former columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News and her essays and articles about Jewish and Lithuanian issues have been published worldwide.
She is the recipient of the Yiddish Book Center's 2012 Translation Prize (with Yermiyahu Ahron Taub) and the 2013 Prakhin International Literary Foundation Award. She lives in Washington DC.
6.15pm - Reception (Chadwick Meeting Room, Chadwick Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT).
7pm - Lecture begins.