Speakers include scholars from Trinity College, Northwestern University, Tulane University, and New York University.
9:00 a.m. Registration | 10 a.m. Keynote Address | 1:30 p.m. Panel Presentation
Join leading scholars for a public conversation about the academic discipline of Holocaust Studies. The event is the official launch of the Taube Family Holocaust Education Program, a new initiative at the Museum funded through a $2 million pledge from Taube Philanthropies.
Samuel D. Kassow, PhD, of Trinity College and author of the 2007 book Who Will Write Our History? Rediscovering a Hidden Archive from the Warsaw Ghetto, will deliver the symposium’s morning keynote address.
Daniel Greene, PhD, of Northwestern University will serve as moderator of the afternoon panel presentation, which will include Sarah Cramsey, PhD, of Tulane University, and Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, PhD, of New York University.
A new documentary film based on Kassow’s book will screen in Solomon Victory Theater at 6:00 p.m. on the evening of the symposium.
The film screening and symposium are presented by Jordan Bleznick in memory of his mother, Rozlyn Bleznick.
Additional support is provided by the Franco Family Fund, the Cahn Family Foundation, Leopold and Karen Sher, Robert and Robin Garon, and the Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana.
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