Dr. Rita Horváth (Vienna)
Rita Horváth, literary scholar and historian, has been a member of the Academic Advisory Committee of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, Brandeis University, Waltham, since 2010. Her fields of research include the history of the Holocaust in Hungary, Holocaust literature, trauma and literary theory. In 2003, she received her PhD from Bar-Ilan University, Israel. She was a Research Fellow at the International Institute for Holocaust Research in Yad Vashem, the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies, the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, and others. She has taught at McDaniel College Budapest, Bar-Ilan University and Eötvös Loránd University Budapest. Her publications include Previously Unexplored Sources on the Holocaust in Hungary (ed. with Anna Szalai and Gábor Balázs, 2007) and »Never Asking Why Build—Only Asking Which Tools.« Confessional Poetry and the Construction of the Self (2005).
COLD DAYS (Hideg Napok) by András Kovács (Hungary 1966)
Panel: Panel IV: Films | May 27 Thursday 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.