The Kindertransport, 80 Years Later
APRIL 10-12, 2019

THE NEW SCHOOL’S COLLEGE OF PERFORMING ARTS

THE NEW SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH

THE ZOLBERG INSTITUTE ON MIGRATION AND MOBILITY

THE KINDERTRANSPORT ASSOCIATION

PRESENT:

THE KINDERTRANSPORT, 80 YEARS LATER

THREE-DAYS OF PERFORMANCE, THOUGHT, AND DISCUSSION IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE KINDERTRANSPORT

APRIL 10, 11, 12
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10

4:00 PM:

Location TBD

Film Screening

My Knees Were Jumping: Remembering the Kindertransport

Followed by a conversation with the director, Melissa Hacker


7:30 PM:

Tishman Auditorium at The New School - 63 5th Avenue, First floor

The Mannes Orchestra performs

A preview performance of Carl Davis’s Last Train to Tomorrow

Beethoven Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral”


THURSDAY, APRIL 11

The Hirshon Suite at The New School’s Arnhold Hall - 55 West 13th Street, Second floor

3:00-5:00 PM

PANEL DISCUSSION

Art in conversation with history: Creative responses to The Kindertransport

Miriam Steele, Professor of Psychology; Director of Clinical Psychology; Co-Director, Center of Attachment (The New School for Social Research)

Jennifer Holmes, Associate Dean (The New School’s College of Performing Arts)

Carl Davis, Composer

Melissa Hacker, Filmmaker and President of the Kindertransport Association


5:00 PM

Reception with food and drink

6:00-8:00 PM

PANEL DISCUSSION

Dividing Lines: On the history of child separation, psychological impact, memory, identity, and trauma

Miriam Steele, Professor of Psychology; Director of Clinical Psychology; Co-Director, Center of Attachment (The New School for Social Research)

Adam Brown, Associate Professor of Psychology (The New School for Social Research)

Andrew Painter, Psychology Faculty and Zolberg Institute Fellow (The New School for Social Research)


FRIDAY, APRIL 12

Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center

7:30 PM

The College of Performing Arts at The New School presents

The Mannes Orchestra

David Hayes, Music Director

with the Mannes Prep Senior Chorus

Matthew Brady, conductor

and Carl Davis, guest conductor

Carl Davis’s Last Train To Tomorrow (United States Premiere)

Conducted by Carl Davis with staging by Jennifer Holmes

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral”


 

 
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