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Research Reveals Wikipedia’s Intentional Distortion of the History of the Holocaust

February 16, 2023 by Cerise Valenzuela Metzger | News

Wikipedia is one of the few trusted sources of reliable information left on the Internet. This, of course, is exactly why governments that want to promote a particular perspective have incentive to manipulate it. New research by Chapman University and the University of Ottawa shows how a small group of individuals, with no ties to

A Sunflower of History and Hope

March 4, 2022 by Marilyn J. Harran | News

If you research the meaning of sunflowers, you’ll find that they are a symbol of positivity and luck. They also represent peace and hope. Sunflowers happen to be the national flower of Ukraine, a country that in recent years has embraced these ideals in building an independent and democratic society. In just over a week,

The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education Presents New Perspectives on the Holocaust Series of Lectures and Events for 2021-22

September 14, 2021 by Dr. Marilyn J. Harran | News

After a year of virtual events absent the excitement that comes from sharing in-person programs, the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education resumes on-campus events this fall. As we have seen so often over the last year, bringing awareness and knowledge of the Holocaust to our students and to the broader community is more crucial than

War and Society Student Attends Bergen-Belsen International Summer School A guest post by War & Society student Tiana Taliep

October 3, 2019 by Tiana Taliep | News

Tiana Taliep is an Archivist for the Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust Memorial Library and Archive at Chapman University since September 2017. Previously, she worked as a Processing Archivist at the New York Public Library. Tiana earned her B.A. in History from  Brooklyn College, and Master’s in Library and Information Science with a certification in

An Interfaith Service of Remembrance for Kristallnacht November 9

October 18, 2017 by | News

You’re invited to an interfaith service of remembrance for Kristallnacht on Thursday, November 9 in the Fish Interfaith Center, which will include a conversation with Holocaust Survivor and witness to Kristallnacht, Engelina Billauer. The talk will be moderated by Dr. Marilyn Harran Director, Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education and Stern Chair, Wilkinson College of Arts,

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance Remembering Eli Wiesel

May 1, 2017 by Shoshana Feld-Sobol | News

Shoshana Feld-Sobol Strategic and Corporate Communication (’17) On Thursday, April 20th Chapman University hosted An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance with a special tribute to the late Elie Wiesel. This event was intended to honor Yom Ha’Shoah also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day, which was Monday, April 24. The ceremony was a beautiful and moving experience

Chapman University’s Nobel Prize Recipient — A Hidden Child of the Holocaust

October 14, 2013 by | News

Earlier this week we at Chapman University celebrated the news that Dr. François Englert, Distinguished Visiting Professor in Residence and founding member of Chapman’s Institute for Quantum Studies, had received the Nobel Prize in Physics.  He is a person who has accomplished the truly extraordinary–and he is also a child survivor of the Holocaust. I

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance

April 17, 2012 by | Events

The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education will host “An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance” on Thursday, April 19 at 7 p.m. in Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall. The night will begin with a musical tribute, followed by lighting of candles of remembrance and then reflections by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Distinguished Presidential Fellow, Chapman University,

The Holocaust: In the Crucible of Memory with Marilyn Harran, Sept. 19

August 11, 2011 by | News

The Chancellor’s Premier Lecture Series,  4th Annual Lectio Magistralis, presents, “The Holocaust: In the Crucible of Memory” with Dr. Marilyn J. Harran, Stern Chair in Holocaust Education and Professor of Religious Studies and History in Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Monday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall. The Holocaust is often characterized as “unspeakable”

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