2 2020

Book Talks Conclusion

2:00PM - 3:15PM  

Learning from the Germans Community Reading Program Conclusion

Join Neuberger staff as we discuss Part III of Learning from the Germans, considering the role that monument building and memory culture play in preserving and silencing various histories. Participants will hear from Susan Neiman tying the book’s focus into confronting histories of colonial genocide in Canada and will have the opportunity to ask our guests questions. Further information, discussion questions, and readings can be found on the Community Reading Program page.


Susan Neiman is an American moral philosopher, cultural commentator, and director of the Einstein Forum in Berlin. She is formerly a professor of philosophy at Yale University and Tel Aviv University, and is the author of Learning From the Germans: Race and the Memory of Evil (2019), Evil in Modern Thought: An Alternative History of Philosophy (2002), and Slow Fire: Jewish Notes from Berlin (1992).