The University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Oct 7, 2022

The Legacy of Jules Chametzky

Old Chapel, UMass Amherst
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Friday, October 7, from 9:00am-5:00pm
(at the Old Chapel of UMass Amherst)

The Legacy of Jules Chametzky: Honoring the Intellect, Fostering Justice and Equality

Nov 2, 2022

"Remembering the Holocaust in a Racial State" with Roni Mikel-Arieli

ZOOM Webinar
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

A conversation with Roni Mikel-Arieli on her book
Remembering the Holocaust in a Racial State: Holocaust Memory in South Africa from Apartheid to Democracy, 1948-1994 (Berlin, 2022)

Nov 15, 2022 - Nov 16, 2022

The Legacy of Ruth Klüger – Thirty Years after 'Weiter Leben'

758 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA, 01002
8:00 am to 6:00 pm

On the occasion of the publication of a new volume of essays The Legacy of Ruth Klüger and the End of the Auschwitz Century (edited by Mark H. Gelber, Berlin: De Gruyter, 2022), a one-day International Symposium will honor the memory of Ruth Klüger -- Holocaust survivor, scholar, teacher, author, essayist, poet, and feminist. Ruth Klüger (1931 – 2020) passed away on October 5, 2020 in the U.S.  Born in Vienna and deported to Theresienstadt as a child, she survived Auschwitz and the Holocaust together with her mother. After living in Germany for a short time after the War, she immigrated to New York. 

For more information, contact the co-organizer Jonathan Skolnik at jskolnik@german.umass.edu.

Nov 30, 2022

A conversation with Yechiel Weizman on his book "Unsettled Heritage"

ZOOM Webinar
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 1:00PM (ET) | 20:00 (Jerusalem)

A conversation with Yechiel Weizman on his book
Unsettled Heritage: Living Next to Poland’s Material Jewish Traces after the Holocaust (Ithaca, 2022)