WIJC invite: Upcoming Holocaust Conference

Powell & Heller 2012 Holocaust Conference
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma

March 8-9, 2012
Lectures by world renowned scholars will focus on the Nazi plunder of Jewish valuables, along with belated efforts at restitution. Free and open to the public.
 
Holocaust Conference looks at art thefts,complicity of church,university leaders during WWII. The fifth annual Powell and Heller Holocaust Conference at PLU will focus March 8 on the Nazi plunder of Jewish valuables, along with belated efforts at restitution. There will also be a session on German churches and universities, with speakers discussing Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the Catholic Church, and postwar denazification.
 
March 9 – TEACHER SEMINAR, sponsored by the Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center.  Sessions include: “With My Own Eyes” – using the film in the classroom; Analyzing Photographs; and Using Memoirs and Primary Source Documents.  Clock hours and/or credit available.  Sessions will be followed by a presentation from a Holocaust survivor.   Free, requires registration.
 
If you attend, please consider writing a review or reflection to share with the community. WIJC welcomes and encourages submission of local, Jewish related content.
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