Fairfield talk on post-Holocaust architecture
Published 6:07 pm, Thursday, April 12, 2012
A Fairfield University historian will discuss Jewish architecture after the Holocaust in a free talk Thursday evening, April 19, at the university's downtown bookstore, 1499 Post Road.
The 7 p.m. presentation by Gavriel D. Rosenfeld is titled "Building After Auschwitz: Jewish Architecture and the Memory of the Holocaust."
Rosenfeld, an author and associate professor of history at Fairfield, will consider the cultural development of Jewish architecture as the result of important shifts in Jewish memory and identity since the Holocaust, the university said in a news release.
He'll also show how Jewish architects responded to the Nazi genocide in their work.
shedding new light on the evolution of Holocaust memory, according to the release.