Department of English
Jewish Voices: An Evening of Words & Music
November 13, 4:30 p.m., The Egg, Hodson Dining Commons First Floor
Released by Rounder Records on September 14, 2010 and featured in The New York Times and on NPR and NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly, Clare Burson’s latest album, Silver and Ash, is a concept album that explores Burson’s maternal grandmother’s life in Germany, from her birth in
1919 to her escape in 1938, as well as Burson’s own struggles with rupture, silence, guilt, empathy, and continuity.