03 Sep IHC welcomes Director Susan Derwin
Incoming IHC Director Susan Derwin is a Professor in UCSB’s Department of German, Slavic and Semitic Studies and an affiliate of the Comparative Literature Program. She is the author of The Ambivalence of Form: Lukács, Freud, and the Novel and Rage Is the Subtext: Readings in Holocaust Literature and Film. She has written numerous articles and lectured widely on European literature, Holocaust studies, trauma studies, literary theory, psychoanalysis, and the humanities and human rights. She recently created and taught a creative writing workshop, affiliated with the IHC, for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who want to write about their military experiences. The IHC is delighted to welcome Professor Derwin to the Center.