Sixty years ago this month, Israel’s Knesset established Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, to be the 27th of Nissan. And while commemorations around the world honor the survivors of one of the largest genocides in world history every year, this year, as the number of survivors dwindles, it is more important than ever to
“An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance” Metaphors of Memory: A Witness Through the Arts Sponsored by The Lodzer Organization of California A Program of Dance, Music, and Documentary Film Presented by Chapman University Holocaust History Minors, Class of 2011 on Thursday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall. Lighting of Candles of Remembrance Musical
The Chapman University History Department and Alpha-Mu-Gamma chapter of Phi Alpha Theta are proud to host the 2011 Phi Alpha Theta Southern California Regional Conference on April 9, 2011. Undergraduate and graduate students from across the nation be presenting their papers to a panel of judges. We are excited to announce that renowned American historian,
Chapman University students, faculty and staff will once again have the special opportunity to hear a talk by Elie Wiesel, distinguished author and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, when he returns to campus as Distinguished Presidential Fellow. Professor Wiesel will present a lecture titled “Knowledge and Ethics” to the Chapman University community at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March
The Holocaust: Spaces of Memory The Holocaust: Spaces of Memory 12th Annual Awards Ceremony and Reception is on Friday, March 4, 2011 at 11 a.m. in Memorial Hall. The featured guest speaker, Idele Stapholtz, is a Holocaust Survivor and Member of The “1939” Club.
At Chapman U., a Holocaust Library Keeps Memory Alive Marilyn J. Harran is the first to say that a mid-sized Orange County university affiliated with the Disciples of Christ is an unlikely home for a Holocaust library, just as a religious-studies professor whose field is the 16th century and who isn’t Jewish is an unlikely
In a unique initiative, Chapman University will partner with Clark University in Worcester, Mass. to create a new graduate fellowship in Holocaust history, the two universities announced. The fellowship will be offered as an “innovative academic collaboration” between the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education at Chapman University and the Strassler Family Center for Holocaust and
Phi Alpha Theta president, Kirsten Moore (pictured left), has received the Tenaya Hills Outstanding Senior Thesis Project Award. Each year one outstanding member of PAT receives the Tenaya Hills award for their research efforts. Congrats Kirsten!
On Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, The Schwartz Holocaust Lecture Series Co-sponsored by the Fish Interfaith Center, Hillel, and Chapman Interfaith Council present, This event is free and opent to the public. Click here for more information. An Interfaith Service of Remembrance for Kristallnacht with special guest speaker Idele Stapholtz, Child Survivor of the Holocaust, Witness
Remembering World War I, a poetry reading and lecture by Dean of Wilkinson College Patrick Quinn and Jennifer Keene, Professor of History. The program will look at the causes, the activities, and the results of the events of 1914—1918 which brought about catastrophic changes not only in Europe and North America but throughout the world.