Please join us for “The Exhibit on Exiled Scholars at Washington University.” This exhibit and talk will take place at John M. Olin Library in the Julian Edison Department of Special Collections Classroom. Garth Reese, University Libraries’ head of curation for Special Collections, will talk about the books, CVs, and photos that will be on display during the exhibit.
Contemporary members of the Washington University faculty will read short statements about the major achievements of the exiled scholars: Liselotte Dieckmann and Viktor Hamburger (Gerhild Williams, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures), Herbert Dieckmann (Seth Graebner, Romance Languages and Literatures), Dietrich Gerhard (David Konig, Department of History), Herbert Spiegelberg (Claude Evans, Department of Philosophy), Egon Schwarz (Paul Michael Lützeler, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures), Arnold Heidenheimer (William Lowry, Department of Political Science), John Kautsky (Frank Lovett, Department of Political Science), Steven Schwarzschild (Mark Rollins, Department of Philosophy), Werner Hochwald (Wilhelm Neuefeind, Department of Economics), A. Edward Nussbaum (Gary Jensen, Department of Mathematics and Statistics).
The talk and exhibit are part of “The Legacy of the Refugees in Exile (1933-1945),” a workshop supported by Deutschlandjahr USA (Goethe Institute), Washington University’s Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, University Libraries, and the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum. To view the full event schedule, please click here. For information not covered there, please contact Professor Paul Michael Lützeler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is free and open to the public.