Deutsches Haus at New York University, located at 42 Washington Mews (at University Place), will host three special events in September. The events are free and open to the public; for further information call 212.998.8663 or visit www.nyu.edu/deutscheshaus.
On Tuesday, September 11, at 7 p.m., Ernestine Schlant Bradley from New School University will discuss “Two Kinds of Holocaust Literature? The Importance of Differentiated Voices.” She is the author of The Language of Silence, an analysis of West German literature and its efforts to come to terms with the Holocaust.
On Tuesday, September 18, at 6 p.m., Deutshes Haus hosts the opening of the art exhibit “a better life? - ein besseres leben?”, featuring the works of the Canadian artist Krisztian Fonyodi. The exhibition is on view through October 20.
From Wednesday, September 26 through Friday, September 28, the symposium “Narcissus & Eros: Image or Text?” will take place. The symposium rethinks a famous mythological pattern in an attempt to provide new insights into the relationship between image and text through a series of case studies. This event takes place at 19 University Place. For a complete schedule, visit www.nyu.edu/deutscheshaus. Participants in the symposium include: Nicola Behrmann, Eliot Borenstein, Elisabeth Bronfen, Paul Fleming, Eckart Goebel, Nicholas Mirzoeff, Edward Sullivan, and Avital Ronell from NYU; Hans-Christian von Herrmann, Jena; Inka Mülder-Bach, Munich; Simon Richter, University of Pennsylvania; and Hent de Vries, Amsterdam.