Friday, 4 February 2011

Summer Literary Seminar

I have just beeen told about a Summer Literary Seminar in Vilnius 31 July to 12 August 2011.
Here's the web page:  http://www.sumlitsem.org/lithuania/lsi.html. They also run one in Montreal and in Kenya.

This is organised by Mikhail Iossel, Associate Professor of English/Creative Writing at Concordia University, Montreal.

Saul Issroff  will be lecturing on some aspects of Litvak culture, Holocaust history and migration, and taking part in some workshops. Some familiar names who will give a series of seminars include Rachel Kostanian, Dr Rose Lerer Cohen,  Simon Davidovich, Regina Koipelovich, Dr. Efraim Zuroff (director Simon Wiesenthal Center in Israel),
Mr Vytautas Toleikis, (educator, civic activist, author) Fania Brantsovsky, (Vilna Ghetto survivor, veteran of the anti-Nazi partisans, Holocaust educator), Milan Chersonski, editor of Jerusalem of Lithuania, Ms Faina Kukliansky will be lecturing and there will be associated tours of sthetls etc.

 

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