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Saturday, October 12 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Words Around the World: The Thomas Mann House

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Sponsored by Center for the Art of Translation and Babro Pro Suecia Foundation

In 1942, Germany's Nobel Prize-winning author Thomas Mann moved into his new house in Pacific Palisades, California, which quickly became a gathering place for émigrés. Thomas Mann’s grandson Frido Mann remembers his grandfather’s famed residence in his recent book The White House of Exile, which presents a radical case for responsibility and communication in an age of global crisis. Moderated by U.C. Berkeley professor Lilla Balint. FREE, $5-10 suggested donation

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Lilla Balint

Lilla Balint is a literary scholar and cultural critic. She teaches contemporary literature, culture, and intellectual history in the German Department at U.C. Berkeley. Her writings on digital media; memory; and the politics of the novel have been published in various scholarly outlets... Read More →

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Frido Mann

Frido Mann was born in Monterey, California in 1940. He studied music, Catholic theology, and psychology, and subsequently spent many years working as a clinical psychologist in Münster, Leipzig, and Prague. Recent publications include An die Musik: Ein Autobiographischer Essay (Ode... Read More →

Saturday October 12, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm PDT