Thomas Mann’s Princeton Exile

Stanley Corngold
Princeton University
November 14, 2023
5:00 pm
Chancellor Green Café
Three people standing in opening of aircraft stairway

Thomas Mann, Katia Mann, Erika Mann, standing on the boarding stairs to a British Overseas Airways Corporation [B.O.A.C.] airplane, New York, May 1949


To celebrate the touring exhibition Thomas Mann: Democracy Will Win!, presented by the Princeton German Department in the Lower Hyphen in East Pyne from November 6th - 28th, there will be an official opening at 5pm on Tuesday, November 14th, in the Chancellor Green Café, East Pyne Building. Following opening remarks by Thomas Y. Levin, the local curator of the exhibition, there will be a lecture on Thomas Mann’s Princeton Exile by Stanley Corngold, Professor of German and Comparative Literature, Emeritus, Princeton University and author, besides many other books, of two recent volumes on Thomas Mann & Princeton: The Mind in Exile: Thomas Mann in Princeton (Princeton University Press, 2022) and Weimar in Princeton: Thomas Mann and the Kahler Circle (Bloomsbury, 2022). Signed copies of both volumes will be available for sale at the opening, which will be followed by a reception.

This event is free and open to the public.