Topics in Holocaust Studies Symposium

Join top scholars for this public conversation about the academic discipline of Holocaust Studies. 

October 25 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
+ Add to calendar 2018-10-25 10:00:00 AM 2018-10-25 3:00:00 PM America/Mexico_City BB's Stage Door Canteen 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 Topics in Holocaust Studies Symposium Join top scholars for this public conversation about the academic discipline of Holocaust Studies. 
Location: BB's Stage Door Canteen
945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

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

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 morning keynote address for this symposium focusing on contemporary issues in Holocaust Studies. 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.

This program is free and open to the public, but please RSVP to attend.

This symposium is presented by Jordan Bleznick in memory of his mother Rozlyn Bleznick.

Additional support is provided by The Cahn Family Foundation and The Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana.