In this lecture Erna Paris, whose Long Shadows: Truth, Lies, and History was named one of the "Hundred Most Important Books Ever Written in Canada," will explore the social and cultural implications of shifting public memory and the staying power of the so-called lessons of the Holocaust. More than seventy years later, it is vital to examine how Holocaust memory has altered over the decades, and where it may be headed in the future.
Erna Paris, C.M., is the author of seven acclaimed works of literary non-fiction and the winner of twelve national and international writing awards. Her best-known book is Long Shadows: Truth, Lies, and History. Her works have been published in fourteen countries and translated into eight languages. (www.ernaparis.com)
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