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CONFERENCE: Canadian Holocaust Literature: Charting the Field

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.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Deadline Approaching, Int'l Conference of Europeanists, Tuesday Oct 16

Dear Colleagues,

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:

CONFERENCE: Jewish Identity, the Holocaust, and Anti-Racist Struggles since 1945 (Senate House, University of London, 15-16 October 2018)

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

CONFERENCE: "Sites of Transit in Europe from WW2 to the Present. History, Spaces, Memories" (Carpi, Italy, October 3-6, 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.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - 2019 Jack and Anita Hess Faculty Seminar

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

 

SEMINAR: Introduction to the Study of the Italian Race Laws (1938)

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).

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