Library of Social Science author, Dr. Murray Schwartz, will be speaking on “History, Trauma and Testimony” in Boston.
Details are and information on how to attend below.
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Friday, November 6, 2015
Fulton 220
9:00-10:00 a.m.
Boston College Chestnut Hill Campus

Dr. Murray Schwartz will be speaking in Prof. Vanessa Rumble’s “Freud and Philosophy” class, discussing the tensions between Holocaust history on the one hand and trauma and testimony on the other.

All are welcome to attend the lecture, but space is limited. Please send an email ASAP to if you would like to attend.

For over forty years, Murray Schwartz has taught Shakespeare, psychoanalysis and Holocaust history and literature. His writing spans a wide range of interdisciplinary interests and includes essays on Shakespeare’s last plays, the work of Erik Erikson, applied psychoanalysis, modern poetry and trauma studies. He has also co-edited several anthologies, including Representing Shakespeare: New Psychoanalytic Essays (1980), Memory and Desire: Psychoanalysis, Literature, Aging (1985) and Psychoanalytic Encounters (2009). Currently, he teaches Shakespeare, Holocaust Literature and Literature and Psychoanalysis at Emerson College in Boston.

This lecture is presented by the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning at Boston College as part of its Jewish-Christian Lecture Series. To learn more about the Center, please click here.