My Memoirs Made Me Jewish: Family, Memory, and the Writing Self

Nancy MillerNancy K. Miller is Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the CUNY Graduate Center. A leading scholar of autobiography and memoir and a leading feminist critic, Miller is the author of many books, including most recently Breathless: An American Girl in Paris (Seal Press, 2013) and What They Saved: Pieces of a Jewish Past (Nebraska, 2011), which won The Jewish Journal Book Prize in 2012. Her recent edited collections include Rites of Return: Diaspora Poetics and the Politics of Memory (Columbia, 2011) and Picturing Atrocity: Photography in Crisis (Reaktion, 2012).

Location: Alice Campbell Hall

Date: October 27, 2014, 5:00 pm

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October 28, 4 pm, HGMS workshop

English 109

"Memoir/Cancer/Graphic/Grief: A conversation with Nancy K. Miller"

This lecture is made possible by the generous Krouse Family Visiting Scholars Fund in Judaism and Western Culture.