Event Title

Reading: Arnost Lustig

Presenter Information

Arnost Lustig

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

25-3-1998 8:00 PM

End Date

25-3-1998 9:00 PM

Description

In this audiovisual recording from March 25, 1998 as part of the 29th annual UND Writers Conference: “the use of [HISTORY],” Arnost Lustig reads from his work and discusses his experience as a writer and survivor of the Holocaust. Lustig reads in Czech and Jim McKenzie reads an excerpt from the English translation of The Unloved. Lustig also responds to audience questions about Jaroslav Hašek's The Good Soldier Švejk, writing about historical events, and the emotions involved in writing about the Holocaust.

Introduced by Robin Silverman.

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Mar 25th, 8:00 PM Mar 25th, 9:00 PM

Reading: Arnost Lustig

UND Memorial Ballroom

In this audiovisual recording from March 25, 1998 as part of the 29th annual UND Writers Conference: “the use of [HISTORY],” Arnost Lustig reads from his work and discusses his experience as a writer and survivor of the Holocaust. Lustig reads in Czech and Jim McKenzie reads an excerpt from the English translation of The Unloved. Lustig also responds to audience questions about Jaroslav Hašek's The Good Soldier Švejk, writing about historical events, and the emotions involved in writing about the Holocaust.

Introduced by Robin Silverman.