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Berel Lang: "Raphael Lemkin: Unsung Hero and the Concept of Genocide"

Berel Lang, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, State University of New York at Albany received his B.A. From Yale University and Ph.d, from Columbia University. Lang was a visiting Professor of Philosophy and Letters at Wesleyan University from 2005-2011. He was also previously Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado and the State University of New York at Albany (and Director of the Center for the Humanities). Among twenty-one books published or edited by Berel Lang are: Act and Idea in the Nazi Genocide, Writing and the Moral Self, Holocaust Representation: Art within the Limits of History and Ethics, Mind’s Bodies: Thought in the Act, and Philosophical Witnessing: The Holocaust as Presence. His intellectual biography of Primo Levi, Primo Levi: The Matter of a Life, Yale University Press, was also published in Hebrew translation in 2015.



Monday, November 9, 2015. 12:00 PM


CCSRE Conference Room, Bldg. 360


Taube Center for Jewish Studies


Free and open to the public.