The NYU Center for Bioethics and the NYU School of Medicine: Division of Medical Humanities
are pleased to celebrate the short films of Dr. Arthur Zitrin
Friday, April 18, 2014
Silver Center, 100 Washington Square East, 1st Floor Jurow Lecture Hall
Reception to follow in the adjacent Silverstein Lounge
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Following the screening, Dr. Zitrin will discuss his interviews and the making of the film, and Professor Eric Weitz will provide the historical context.
Dr. Arthur Zitrin is a Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry (NYU). He has authored papers in the fields of psychiatry, child psychology, public health and animal behavioral studies, and has over 60 years of clinical experience.
Eric D. Weitz is Dean of Humanities and Arts and Professor of History at The City College of New York. Trained in modern European and German history, his work in recent years has extended to the history and politics of international human rights and crimes against humanity. His major publications include Weimar Germany: Promise and Tragedy (2007; second expanded edition 2013), A Century of Genocide: Utopias of Race and Nation (2003), and Creating German Communism, 1890-1990 (1997), all with Princeton University Press. He is currently writing, A World Divided: A Global History of Nations and Human Rights from the Age of Revolution to the Present.
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