The Art of Survival:
Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and Children's Art at Theresienstadt
Dr. Megan Brandow-Faller will dicuss Dicker-Brandeis’s brief but heroic teaching and career in the children’s homes of Theresienstadt, where art became a means of humanistic, if not physical, survival for its youngest inhabitants.
About Dr. Brandow-Faller
Dr. Megan Brandow-Faller, Associate Professor of History, City University of New York is the author of Childhood by Design: Toys and the Material Culture of Childhood, 1700-present (Bloomsbury) and of many articles and essays on art, design, gender and Jewish identity in Vienna.
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This event is co-sponsored by the Wagner College Chai Society, the Council of Jewish Organization of Staten Island, and the Jewish Community Center of Staten Island.
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