Ulrich Baer

Ulrich Baer


Ulrich Baer is University Professor at New York University and has published extensively on the representation of personal and collective trauma in literature, film, photography, and public debate. His books include We Are But a MomentRemnants of Song: The Experience of Modernity in Charles Baudelaire and Paul Celan, and, as editor and translator, The Dark Interval: Rilke’s Letters on Loss, Grief and Transformation. His podcast, Think About It, is devoted to in-depth conversations on powerful ideas. His forthcoming book What Snowflakes Get Right: Free Speech, Equality and Truth in the University, will be published by Oxford University Press in Summer 2019.

Buy Ulrich Baer’s book, We Are But a Moment, on Amazon.

Events with Ulrich Baer

Terrible Truths: Confronting History and Memory

10 May 2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
La Maison Française
New York University
16 Washington Mews
New York, NY 10003