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Day One of The Musical Worlds of Polish Jews, 1920-1960: Identity, Politics & Culture

Day 1 | Day 2 | Concert | Acknowledgments | Locations

November 17, 2013 University Club on the ASU Tempe campus

1 - 1:15 p.m. Welcome

1:15 - 3 p.m. Session 1 Moderator: Anna Cichopek-Gajraj | Arizona State University

Presence, Absence, Identity, and the Musical Worlds of Polish Jews Katarzyna Naliwajek-Mazurek | University of Warsaw

Longing for a Long Lost Home: Mieczysław Weinberg’s Compositional Reflection of His Polish Homeland Verena Mogl | University of Hamburg

3 - 3:15 p.m. Coffee Break

3:15 - 5 p.m. Session 2 Moderator: Anna Holian | Arizona State University

Jewish Composers of Polish Music in 1943 Maja Trochimczyk | Los Angeles, CA

Tadeusz Zygfryd Kassern’s American Years Slawomir Dobrzanski | Kansas State University

5 - 7:30 p.m. Dinner Break

7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Keynote Address Jews in Polish Cultural Life: Between Acceptance and Rejection Antony Polonsky | Brandeis University reserve your spot