The Pendulum: A Granddaughter’s Search for Her Family’s Forbidden Nazi Past
The Spanish Department and the Freedom Project welcome author Julie Lindahl ’88 for a conversation and a reading from her powerful memoir The Pendulum.
The Pendulum traces Brazilian-born American Lindahl’s journey to uncover her grandparents’ role in World Ware II as she is driven to understand why they became members of Hitler’s elite, the SS. Out of the unbearable heart of the story—the unclaimed guilt that devours a family through generations—emerges an unflinching will to learn the truth.
Copies of The Pendulum will be available for sale at the event.
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This event is co-sponsored by the International Friends of the Chilean Human Rights Commission, the Spanish Department, and the Freedom Project.
Robin Lubbock, courtesy of WBUR.org
Mar 8, 7:30 PMVisions of Paradise: Tchaikovsky’s <em>String Quartet No. 2</em>
In the intimate setting of the musical salon, the group will explore the background and historical context of this masterpiece and trace its important musical ideas before performing the piece in its entirety.Event Date:Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 7:30pm
Mar 1, 7 PM
Apr 9, 4:30–6 PMConversation and Bilingual Poetry Reading: Martín Espada and Yara Liceaga-Rojas
Poets Martín Espada and Yara Liceaga-Rojas join us for readings from their latest works. This event will feature poetry and conversation in both English and Spanish.Event Date:Thursday, April 9, 2020 -4:30pm to 6:00pm
Feb 25, 7:30–10 PMShoshana Zuboff: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism
Shoshana Zuboff, professor emerita at Harvard Business School, discusses her recent book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, and how our economy, politics, and society are increasingly being shaped by digital technologies.Event Date:Tuesday, February 25, 2020 -7:30pm to 10:00pm