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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission


'Indecent', 'Forbidden', 'Taboo': Representing Lesbians in Fiction about the Holocaust/Nazi Era

Event details
Calendar   Speaking Engagements
Location Zoom
Date Thu, Nov 4, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Duration   1h

Drawing on her own creative practice and research, fiction writer and academic Dr. Emma Venables will guide participants through aspects to consider when representing lesbian characters and relationships in fiction set during the Holocaust/Nazi era. Participants will gain an understanding of the social and political context, the moral and ethical issues of such representation; and have a chance to reflect on their own experiences of representations of lesbian characters/relationships set during this era.

Co-presented by the Holocaust Resource Center, Theatre Conservatory, and Women's and Gender Studies Program of Kean University.

PD Hours and Co-Curricular Credits will be provided!

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