Yale University Library News

Honoring Professor Geoffrey Hartman who helped found the Fortunoff Video Archives for Holocaust Testimonies

March 15, 2016

There will be a memorial service on Wednesday, March 16 for Geoffrey Hartman, professor emeritus of comparative literature and of English, who died on March 14.

The service will take place at 11 a.m. at the Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale, 80 Wall St. All are invited.

Hartman and his wife, Renee, helped found the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies at the Yale Library, which holds more than 4,400 testimonies, comprising over 10,000 recorded hours of videotape.

A more comprehensive obituary is forthcoming.