For Colleges and Universities
Lectures may encapsulate specific chapters, with images and extra material that didn’t make it into the book, or they can take a theme from the book and put that theme into a wider context. For instance:
“From Warsaw to Philadelphia: Nathan Rapoport’s Public Monuments.” Traces the sculptor’s production from the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Monument to America’s “first” public monument in the US.
“Learning from the Germans: How Countermonuments Can Help the US Solve the Civil War Monument Conundrum.” Countermonuments (public sculpture that are in dialogue with Nazi monuments and monumentality) might be a way for Americans to handle Civil War monuments.
“Art and the Environment: Andrew Goldsworthy’s Garden of Stones.” Analyzes the Scottish artist’s installation at the New York Museum of Jewish Heritage in terms of environmental art.
“East German Ideology in Public Memorials: A Case Study in the Representation of Women.” Investigates how East German changes in attitudes toward the modern art impacted Holocaust memory.
“A Case for Jewish Philanthropy: the Making of America’s ‘First’ Public Monument to the Holocaust.” The amazing story of how one man in Philadelphia brought together two very different Jewish communities to commission a Holocaust memorial.
“Theorizing Walking in Contemporary Art.” Places Peter Eisenman’s Berlin Holocaust Memory in the context of contemporary art that encourages perambulation.
Lectures: one-hour lectures followed by Q&A
Workshops: one to three-hour workshops with assigned reading and active learning
Classes: Visual Culture and the Holocaust; Holocaust Memorialization; Art and the Public Sphere; Art and the Environment 1960-Present
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