Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University

Nelly Sachs: Migration and Memory, Poetry and Context  
FSI Stanford, The Europe Center Workshop

Date and Time
March 8, 2012
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Open to the public
RSVP required by 5PM March 5

Amir Eshel (moderator) - Stanford University
Aris Fioretos - Author and Professor of Aesthetics at Humboldt University, Berlin
Deniz Göktürk - Professor of German / Film and Media at UC Berkeley
Axel Englund - Anna Lindh Fellow (former) at Stanford University and Scholar of Literature and Musicology at Stockholm University
Anna Westerstahl Stenport - Anna Lindh Fellow at Stanford University and Associate Professor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Leslie Morris - Professor of German at University of Minnesota
Lucy Alford - Doctoral Candidate, Department of Comparative Literature at Stanford University
Andrew Utter - Artistic Director at Uranium Madhouse Theater, Los Angeles

Reception, workshop and dramatic reading in celebration of the life, poetry and the evocative context of Nelly Sachs, winner of the 1966 Nobel Prize for Literature.

Inspired by the publication of the American edition of Nelly Sachs: Flight and Metamorphosis, the documented biography of the Nobel prize-winning poet Nelly Sachs, by author Aris Fioretos (Stanford University Press, 2012), Mr. Fioretos will be available for book signings (books will also be available for purchase.)

Seating is limited.

Co-sponsored by the Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Arts (SiCa) and the Taube Center for Jewish Studies


"Nelly Sachs.  Ever hear of her?  Nobel poet finds new recognition"
Cynthia Haven
THE BOOK HAVEN, Stanford University, March 2012

"Dust-to-Dust Song"
Paul Reitter
JEWISH REVIEW OF BOOKS, Vol. 10, Summer 2012

The Bender Room
5th floor, Green Library
Stanford University

FSI Contact
Karen Haley