Spring 2016

Please note that all information on upcoming spring programs is still tentative and subject to revision.

Monday, February 15 • 4:30 p.m.
Brothers College 101, Drew University
“Victims of the Past:” The Nazi Propaganda War Against the Disabled
Christopher Lipnick, who is completing his dissertation in Drew University’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies, will give a presentation about the way that the Nazis attempted to shape the public opinion of the German people regarding the status of those deemed disabled. Lipnick flyer

March 15, 22, and 29, 2016 • 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Dorothy Young Center for the Arts Room 106, Drew University
Modern Aesthetics / Nazi Aesthetics: A Three-Part Study Seminar

Tuesday, March 15: Professor Jonathan Rose, “Churchill and Hitler: Their Literary Lives”
Tuesday, March 22: Professor Leslie Sprout, “The Moral Complexity of French Composers during World War II”
Tuesday, March 29: Professor Kimberly Rhodes, “Modern Art in Nazi Germany”
Cost: $30 registration fee; up to 6 CEU units available. Trifold flyer 2016          Registration Card

Monday, March 21, 2016 • 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Ehinger Center 109, Drew University
Sri Lanka: Reflections on a Journey with the Karuna Center for Peacebuilding
Joyce Reilly is an Associate of the Drew University Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study as well as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Karuna Center; she will talk about her recent peacemaking journey to Sri Lanka, which has recently emerged from a long and violent civil war. Free and open to the public.

Monday, April 11, 2016 • 8:00 p.m.
Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, Drew University
Lecture by Holocaust Survivor Dr. Robert O. Fisch
Dr. Robert O. Fisch is author of the 1996 book Light from the Yellow Star: A Lesson of Love from the Holocaust. He will speak as part of the Drew University Library’s Alicia and George Karpati Lectureship, which brings to campus outstanding authors and scholars in the fields of Jewish Studies, Eastern European history, and Holocaust Studies. Tickets are $20 each and available only through the Drew University Library. Please contact Deborah Strong, dstrong@drew.edu or (973) 408-3471.

Monday, May 2, 2016 • 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Learning Center (LC) Room 28, Drew University

Remembering Fred Eisenberg, Survivor of 10 Concentration Camps: In Commemoration of Yom HaShoah
This presentation about Fred Eisenberg will be given by Angela West, Ph.D. student in Drew’s History & Culture program, based on her research with the Dachau Memorial Museum and with Professor Christiane Pyle, German Language Department, Southern Oregon University.  Free and open to the public.

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