The first ever conference on Canadian Holocaust Literature will be held in Ottawa on October 27 and 28, 2018, co-coordinated by Profs. Rebecca Margolis and Seymour Mayne of the University of Ottawa’s Jewish Canadian Studies Program and Prof. Ruth Panofsky of Ryerson’s Department of English. The opening panel on Saturday evening, co-sponsored by the Azrieli Foundation and the Soloway JCC, will feature survivor author Nate Leipciger, managing editor Arielle Berger, and educator Stephanie Corazza reflecting on the process of writing and producing Holocaust survivor memoirs.
The deadline to submit proposals for the 26th International Conference of Europeanists is fast approaching; the submission period closes this Tuesday, October 16th at 12am. Information regarding the conference and submission process follows:
NEW PERSPECTIVES ON KRISTALLNACHT:
Dear academics, researchers, and students
We are delighted to welcome attendees to our forthcoming conference. There is no registration fee, but please email Claire Wilkins (C.L.Wilkins@soton.ac.uk) by 11 October to register your attendance.
DAY ONE – Monday 15 October 2018
The conference "Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the Present. History, Spaces, Memories" is organized by Fondazione Fossoli and will take place in Carpi (Italy) from October 3 to 6. Thirty scholars will discuss their research works on the topics of the conference. Keynote speakers will be Renée Poznanski (October 3) and Liliana Segre (October 4). Renée Poznanski will discuss her book, written with Denis Peschanski and Bénoît Pouvreau "Drancy. Un camp en France" (Paris, Fayard, 2015). Liliana Segre is Senator for Life of the Italian Republic.
DISABILITY, EUGENICS, AND GENOCIDE: NAZI GERMANY, ITS ANTECEDENTS AND LEGACY, co-taught by Drs. Karen Nakamura and Patricia Heberer Rice
JANUARY 7–11, 2019
Applications due Friday, November 2, 2018
Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò, 24 West 12th Street
October 22 at 6:30 PM: The Anti-Jewish Legislation of Fascist Italy 1938-1943
October 24 at 6:30 PM: The Content of the Law.
October 26 at 2:00 PM: The Persecution of the Jews in Italy (1943-1945).
Michele Sarfatti (Center for Contemporary Jewish Documentation in Milan and member of the Italian delegation of IHRA). Introduced by Ruth Ben Ghiat (NYU) and David Forgac (NYU).