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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10
4:00 PM
Ernst C. Stiefel Hall at Arnhold Hall, Room 400, 55 West 13th Street
Film Screening
My Knees Were Jumping: Remembering the Kindertransports

Followed by a conversation with the director, Melissa Hacker, moderated by Deirdre Boyle, Associate Professor, School of Media Studies, The New School

7:30 PM
John L. 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; 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; 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, Fellow from Practice, The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School.
Ilse Melamid nee Hoenigsberg, Member, Kindertransport Association


FRIDAY, APRIL 12
Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, 1941 Broadway

7:30 PM
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”


The events are presented by:
The New School's College of Performing Arts
The New School for Social Research
The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility
The Kindertransport Association

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