A tribute to Elie Wiesel

in News and Events
July 15th, 2014

We call it Take a Teacher, Make a Friend. The essays and a poem by Elie Wiesel, here translated for the first time, are written by twenty-four out of the hundreds of students Elie Wiesel taught during his distinguished career at Boston University of nearly forty years. Center director Michael Zank and graduate assistant Leanne Hoppe, a graduate student of poetry and creative writing here at BU, collated and edited the contributions and designed this token of appreciation for our colleague, on the occasion of his eighty-fifth birthday. Copies of this first, limited edition will be on sale on September 22, when Elie Wiesel returns to BU for a conversation with Alan Dershowitz.

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Read the table of contents here.