The Embassies of Germany, Israel, Romania, and the Netherlands invite you to a special event during the week of International Holocaust Remembrance Day:
“Graphic Novels, Holocaust, Survival: A Conversation with Charlotte Schallié.”
When: January 24th, 2023 at 6 PM. (Doors open at 6PM)
Where: SAW Club, 67 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, ON, K1N 7B9.
How: Please register via this link.
Event description: But I Live: Three Stories of Child Survivors of the Holocaust, edited by Charlotte Schallié is a powerful collection of non-fiction ‘graphic novellas’ that deal with the Holocaust. The book has won the Canadian Jewish Literary Award for Biography. But I Live sketches autobiographical stories by Holocaust survivors Emmie Arbel, Nico and Rolf Kamp, and David Schaffer, co-created with visual artists Miriam Libicki, Gilad Seliktar, and Barbara Yelin.
The evening with Professor Dr. Charlotte Schallié will feature a discussion moderated by Professor Dr. Agatha Schwarz, followed by a reception. A small exhibition featuring art from the publication will also be on site to experience.