Jewish Music in Germany After the Holocaust: A Colloquium
Sponsored by the Bullard Music and Culture Fund as well as the Asbell Center
for Jewish Life and the Departments of Music, German, and Judaic Studies.
Friday, February 25th 2011 2-4pm Stern 102
Kick off Panel Session, "Music and Trauma"
4:30pm Stern Great Room
Keynote Address, "Toward a History of Represence in the Post-Holocaust
Germanys" Philip V. Bohlman, Professor of Ethnomusicology (University of
Saturday, February 25th 2011 and Sunday, February 26th 2011
Beginning at 9:30am Stern 102
Academic Panel Sessions on Postwar Jewish Music in Germany
After the Holocaust: A Film Series
Friday, February 25th 2011 8:30pm
Long is the Road (1948)
Shot on location at the largest displaced persons camp in U.S.-occupied
Germany, the film follows a Polish Jew and his family from the thriving
Jewish community of prewar Warsaw to the frustrations of refugee life in the
DP camps. Directed by Herbert Fredersdorf.
Saturday, February 26th 2011 7:30pm
A Foreign Affair (1948)
Featuring the stunning Marlene Dietrich as an ex-Nazi Café singer and Jean
Arthur as the U.S. Congresswoman investigating her role in the war, the film
is set in occupied Berlin just after the war. Directed by Billy Wilder.