The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Past Events

Past Events
Apr 25, 2012
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Roundtable on the Reception of the Holocaust in Postcommunist Europe with Omer Bartov, Joanna Michlic, and John-Paul Himka


(All day)

In honor of the Spring publication of Bringing the Dark to Light: The Reception of the Holocaust in Postcommunist Europe, co-edited by Joanna Michlic and John-Paul Himka, the IHGMS is very pleased...
Apr 12, 2012
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The Memory of State Terrorism in Latin America: A Roundtable Discussion


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This discussion will take place at 4 p.m., with Max Page, Professor of Architecture, University of Massachusetts; Karen Robert, Professor of History, St. Thomas University, Canada; Ilan Stavans,...
Mar 28, 2012
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Reaching Out and Building Peace


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An Opening Reception and Roundtable to Honor the Rescuers Project Traveling Exhibition at the IHGMS, with Leora Kahn, Olivia Dreier, Linda Tropp, and James Young. "The Rescuers Exhibit" (March 28...
Mar 2, 2012
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Art, Memory, and State Violence


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A Panel Discussion with Marjorie Agosin, Roberta Bacic, and James Young (Part of the Art of Conflict Transformation Event Series on "Transforming Threads of Resistance: Political Arpilleras &...
Mar 1, 2012
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Among the Angels of History: Poetry and the Art of Witnessing - A Poetry Reading with Marjorie Agosin


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Part of the Art of Conflict Transformation Event Series on "Transforming Threads of Resistance: Political Arpilleras & Textiles by Women from Chile and Around the World," Department of...
May 3, 2011
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The Holocaust in Translation

IHGMS, 758 North Pleasant Street
4:30 pm

Ruth Franklin and Peter Filkins Discuss H.G. Adler, Holocaust Literature, and Memory. One of only a few death camp survivors to fictionalize his experiences in German, H.G. Adler’s depiction of the...
Apr 14, 2011
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The Arts of Counter-Memory


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Renowned German artist and memorialist, Horst Hoheisel presents his numerous memorial projects, ranging from the victims of the Nazi euthanasia program, to the Jews of Germany, to the desaparacidos...
Mar 23, 2011
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A 'Film Unfinished' shows truth behind Nazi footage


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Yael Hersonski’s award-winning documentary, “A Film Unfinished,” which shows how historical and propaganda footage were woven into Nazi films in their efforts to exterminate Jews, will have two...