Misremembering the Holocaust: The Liberation of Buchenwald and the Limits of Memory

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Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
February 27, 2020
Location: 
Colorado, United States
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, German History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Military History

The Rocky Mountain Military Affairs Society presents a free public lecture, "Misremembering the Holocaust: The Liberation of Buchenwald and the Limits of Memory,” by George Mastroianni, PhD, Independent Historian.  George Mastroianni served as a US Army Research Psychologist, where he worked in a variety of biomedical laboratories and other military research settings. His research experience included aviation human factors, the effects of laser exposure on human vision and performance, modeling and simulation of human performance, and operational testing of new Army equipment. After leaving active duty he joined the faculty of the US Air Force Academy, where he taught Biopsychology, Learning and Memory, Sensation and Perception, and Introduction to the Behavioral Sciences. He retired in 2016 and now teaches in an online program at Penn State. Dr. Mastroianni co-edited A Warrior’s Guide to Psychology and Performance, and has authored Of Mind and Murder: Toward a More Comprehensive Psychology of the Holocaust, and more recently Misremembering the Holocaust: The Liberation of Buchenwald and the Limits of Memory.

 

 

7:00 pm

Thursday, 27 Feb 2020

Ent Conference Center

Library 21C

1175 Chapel Hills Dr.

Colorado Springs, CO

Contact Info: 

Prof Grant Weller

Chair, Department of History, Political Science, Philosophy, and Geography

Colorado State University-Pueblo