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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”

Dr. Harran and Holocaust Library in Chronicle of Higher Education

February 10, 2011 by | History

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

From Holocaust to World Trade Center, how best to remember?

September 9, 2010 by | History

The complex art of creating memorials and meaningful commemorations will be the topic of The “1939” Club Lecture Series on Sept. 21, when renowned Holocaust scholar and author James E. Young, Ph.D., presents “Stages of Memory: Challenges of Memorialization from the Holocaust to the World Trade Center.” The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. in

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