The Legacy of Heart Mountain , a documentary film, will be screening on Thursday, October 1, 2015, 7-9 p.m. in Memorial Hall, Chapman Auditorium. Please join us for this special showcase and panel discussion. This award-winning documentary is about Japanese American Internment during WWII. It has won three Emmy Awards, a RTDNA Edward R.
Chapman University, The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education and Wilkinson College bring you Judita Matyášová in a lecture titled, ““Unknown Stories: Czech Jewish Teenagers in Denmark and Sweden, 1939-1945.” Matyášová will be speaking on Tuesday, November 19, at 4 p.m. in Beckman 404. ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Judita Matyášová is a freelance
Chapman University’s Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education has planned two days of special programs to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the violent November night in 1938 that became a turning point in Nazi anti-Jewish policy. Four Holocaust survivors and Kristallnacht witnesses will share their memories in a panel titled “Four Perspectives on Kristallnacht: 75
On Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 4 p.m. The Rodgers Center presents, Dr. Alan Rosen, Author of The Wonder of Their Voices: The 1946 Holocaust Interviews of David Boder in Beckman Hall, Room 404. In this lecture, Dr. Alan Rosen will explore Boder’s special contribution to Holocaust memory. Dr. Rosen is the author of Sounds
Someday in the future the story of a rainy March day at Chapman University in 2013 will come back to life for high school sophomore Katie Mukai. That’s because after spending time meeting and chatting with several Holocaust survivors at the Fourteenth Annual Holocaust Art & Writing Contest , Katie has already pegged the
Leon Leyson, one of the youngest children on the legendary Schindler’s List , died on January 12, 2013 after a lengthy battle with lymphoma. He was 83. A memorial service will be held in his honor on February 17, 2013 at 12 p.m. in the Wallace All Faiths Chapel. Mr. Leyson devoted much
Wilkinson Colle ge and The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education is pleased to announce a free screening of the Last Flight of Petr Ginz , on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Hall. This film us about a 16 year old boy who died in the gas chambers of Auschwitz.
The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education is pleased to announce a lecture on War and Ethnic Cleansing: The Smyrna Catastrophe, 1922-2012 with Dr. Richard Hovannisian on September 5 in Beckman Hall, Room 404 at 7 p.m. Dr. Hovannisian is the Chancellor Fellow in the Department of History and the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education at
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 Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education, Wilkinson College, and the History Department present, “Between Hitler and Stalin: Jewish Youth in the Polish-Soviet Borderlands” with Mr. Jeffrey Koerber on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in Beckman Hall, Room 404 (Bush Conference Center). ADMISSION: Free TIME: 7 p.m. LOCATION: Beckman Hall, Room 404 (Bush Conference Center) Jeffrey