In the Wake of the Bombs: Germany, 1945

When: Monday, May 14, 2018 5:006:00 p.m.
Where: Regenstein Library, Room 122A-B
1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL
Description:
Bombed bridge and rubble

Photo by Jeanne Dumilieu

Professor Françoise Meltzer will speak about the book she is completing on the bombing of Germany in World War II: “Through a Lens, Darkly.” The talk is based on a series of photographs of the ruins taken by her mother in 1945.

Meltzer is the Edward Carson Waller Distinguished Service Professor in the Humanities, Professor in the Divinity School and the College, and Chair of Comparative Literature.

This lecture is presented in connection with the exhibition War, Trauma, Memory at the Special Collections Research Center in Regenstein Library.

Cost: Free
Contact: Joseph Regenstein Library
773-702-4685
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