Tag Archives: Gunther Schaefer

The last chapter: Art and the preservation of memory

We’ve been to some memorable places and turned some dark pages in the history of the 20th century during this seminar. We ended it with a day emphasizing the role of artists in defining how that history is remembered. After … Continue reading

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A city divided: Tales from the Wall

(NOTE: I had hoped to finish my chronicle of my trip to Germany and Poland by this point. But it has actually worked out fine, as I get to write about our visits to the Berlin Wall and related sites … Continue reading

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