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Colin Flug Graduate Study Wing Open House

September 19 @
3:00 pm
- 6:30 pm
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Colin Flug Graduate Study Wing Open House
19 September 2019 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. |Colin Flug Wing
Strassler Center

Program
19 September 2019 |4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m |Tilton Hall
Higgins University Center

Welcome
President David Angel

Introduction:
Debórah Dwork and the Strassler Center
Mary Jane Rein
Executive Director

Keynote Address:
Americans in Dangerous Territory: Relief and Rescue Operations during the Nazi Years
Debórah Dwork
Inaugural Rose Professor and Strassler Center Founding Director

A number of Americans — Quakers, Unitarians, secular people, Jews — traveled to points around the globe to offer relief, and to rescue victims of Nazi Germany and its allies. Who were these intrepid souls who, unlike so many of their fellow citizens, perceived possibilities for action where others saw none? What did they accomplish, and how did they manage these feats? Exploring the experience of the Americans who undertook these initiatives, Debórah Dwork opens a window on the derring-do and the daily grind of desperate rescue operations.

Concluding Remarks:
The Strassler Center and the Future of Holocaust Studies
Thomas Kühne
Director, Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and Strassler Professor of Holocaust History

Details

Date:
September 19
Time:
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Venue

Colin Flug Wing and Tilton Hall