NYU Visiting Professor Helen Graham, Spanish Civil War Expert, Lectures on “The Afterlife of Violence”


Helen Graham, visiting professor in the department of history at New York University and King Juan Carlos I of Spain chair of Spanish American Culture and Civilization, will offer two public lectures in addition to a film series and round table on “The Afterlife of Violence” this spring. The events, which will take place at NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South, are free and open to the public. For more information, call 212.998.3650 or visit www.nyu.edu/kjc.

On Monday, February 1 at 7 p.m., Graham will present a public lecture, “The Memory of Murder: Mass Killings, Incarceration, and the Making of Francoism.”

On Monday, April 19 at 7 p.m., she will present “Fighting the War, Breaking the Mold: Notes for a ‘Life’ of Bill Aalto, International Brigadier and Writer (1915-1958). Co-sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives.

In addition, Graham will organize a film series on the theme of “The Afterlife of Violence,” as well as a round table discussion, as follows:

  • Mon., March 1, 7 p.m. Pascual Duarte (Ricardo Franco, 1975, 94 mins). In Spanish. Introduced by Helen Graham.
  • Mon., March 8, 7 p.m. La Caza (Carlos Saura, 1965, 84 mins.) In Spanish.
  • Mon., March 22, 7 p.m. Furtivos (José Luis Borau, 1975, 82 mins.) In Spanish.
  • Mon., March 29, 7 p.m. Queridísmos verdugos (Basilio Martín Patino, 1977, 100 mins.) In Spanish.
  • Mon., Apri 500

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