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War and Intimacy (Fall Schedule)

September 17, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - December 11, 2014 @ 6:00 pm

2014 Burdick-Vary Symposium Events:


The Institute for Research in the Humanities is proud to sponsor a year-long series of lectures exploring the intimate bonds fostered by the experience of war in the twentieth century.


September 17, 4:00 pm
Atin Grossmann, Cooper Union: “Distance and Intimacy: Close Encounters between Jews and Germans in the Aftermath of Catastrophe”

October 23, 4:00 pm
Lucy Noakes, University of Brighton: “Burying the People of ‘the People’s War’: Death, the State and Intimacy in Second World War Britain”

November 20, 4:00 pm
Terry Peterson, UW-Madison, “Fighting for Intimacy: Counterinsurgency, Gender Politics, and Colonial Utopianism in the Algerian War”

December 11, 4:00 pm
David Harrisville, UW-Madison: “Holding the Hands of Dying Men: Wehrmacht Chaplains on the Eastern Front, 1941-45”


September 17, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
December 11, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
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