German Literature Expert to Discuss the Holocaust and Postwar Fiction

Ernestine Schlant Bradley, professor of German and comparative literature at Montclair State University, will speak about her latest book, Language of Silence: West German Literature and The Holocaust, at 6 p.m., Wednesday, November 15, 2000, at the Pace Downtown Theater on Spruce Street in lower Manhattan. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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NEW YORK – Ernestine Schlant Bradley, professor of German and comparative literature at Montclair State University, will speak about her latest book, Language of Silence: West German Literature and The Holocaust, at 6 p.m., Wednesday, November 15, 2000, at the Pace Downtown Theater on Spruce Street in lower Manhattan. The lecture is free and open to the public.

For more than 35 years, Ernestine Schlant Bradley, wife of former United States Senator and NBA star Bill Bradley, has written extensively and lectured widely on German and Austrian literature. In her latest book, Schlant, as she is professionally known, examines the work of post-war German authors as they reflect or fail to reflect on the genocide that took place during World War II. During the course of her academic career, Schlant has been awarded numerous fellowships, including one from the prestigious Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington.

This event is part of the Dyson Lectures in the Humanities and is sponsored by the English department of Pace University’s Dyson College of Arts and Sciences. For more information, contact the English department at (212) 346-1402.

Pace is a comprehensive, independent University with campuses in New York City and Westchester County. More than 13,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lubin School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, School of Education, School of Law, Lienhard School of Nursing and the World Trade Institute.

Holocaust Survivor, Author, Fanya Gottesfeld Heller to Speak at Pace University, April 21

Fanya Gottesfeld Heller, author of the highly acclaimed book Strange and Unexpected Love: A Teenage Girl’s Holocaust Memoirs, will be a guest speaker at Pace University on Tuesday, April 21 at 7:15 p.m., in the Butcher Suite of the Kessel Campus Center, Pleasantville, N.Y. The lecture, titled “Rescue and Rebirth: Remembering the Holocaust,” is sponsored by the University’s Women’s Studies Program, and is free and open to the public.

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PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. – Fanya Gottesfeld Heller, author of the highly acclaimed book Strange and Unexpected Love: A Teenage Girl’s Holocaust Memoirs, will be a guest speaker at Pace University on Tuesday, April 21 at 7:15 p.m., in the Butcher Suite of the Kessel Campus Center, Pleasantville, N.Y. The lecture, titled “Rescue and Rebirth: Remembering the Holocaust,” is sponsored by the University’s Women’s Studies Program, and is free and open to the public.

Heller’s book is a dramatic account of one family’s survival during the four year Nazi occupation of the Ukraine. It is told through the eyes of a teenager as she experiences her own emotional and physical awakening and first experience with love. Her story is one of cruelty and fear, but also devotion, romantic love and ultimately survival.

Heller lives in New York City, where she is active in numerous social services, educational and cultural organizations.

The Women’s Studies Program at Pace University is an interdisciplinary program whose goal is to understand women’s experience in past and present societies. Among the disciplines involved are history, anthropology, psychology, biology, philosophy, religion, literature, political science, art and economics.

Pace is a comprehensive, independent University with campuses in New York City and Westchester County. Nearly 14,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lubin School of Business, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, School of Education, School of Law and Lienhard School of Nursing.