Literature Luncheon to look at 'Scenes of Trauma in the Theater of Human Rights'

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- At 12:30 p.m. April 1, Cathy Caruth, Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters at Cornell University, will present “Disappearing History: Scenes of Trauma in the Theater of Human Rights (A reading of Ariel Dorfman's 'Death and the Maiden'),” in Room 102 of the Kern Building.

This event is a part of the Comparative Literature Luncheon lecture series, a weekly, informal lunchtime gathering of students, faculty and other members of the University community. Each week, the event begins at 12:15 p.m. -- participants are encouraged to bring lunch; coffee and tea are free. At 12:30 p.m., there will be a 20-minute presentation, by a visitor or a local speaker, on a topic related to any humanities discipline. All students, faculty, colleagues and friends are welcome. Jon Abel ( and Shuang Shen ( are coordinators for the series. For a full list of Comparative Literature lunches, visit

Last Updated January 09, 2015