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Holocaust Memorial Lecture Series

2015 Memorial Lecture

Hitler’s Furies: Researching Women Perpetrators, Accomplices and Witnesses to the Holocaust

Dr. Wendy Lower will present on her new book, “Hitler’s Furies” a finalist for the National Book Award and the National Jewish Book Award. Drawing from wartime documents, postwar trials, private letters, diaries and interviews, Dr. Lower will discuss outstanding cases of women who became direct witnesses, accomplices and perpetrators of the Holocaust. In the colonial outposts of the Nazi East, ordinary German women were an integral part of the ruling elite, and possessed extreme power over the lives of Jews and other victims of the Holocaust. She will examine what some of these women chose to do with this new-found power during the war and how they distorted their criminal behavior after the war.

Hitler’s Furies

Young Student Center Monday, September 21, 2015 · 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m Lloyd P. Young Student Center
Keene State College

Free and open to the public 603-358-2490

2014 Memorial Lecture

Eva Hoffman

Across Generations and Cultures: Reflections on the Long Aftermath

Eva Hoffman The author of “After Such Knowledge” will reflect on our various responsibilities of coming to terms with the traumatic legacy of the Holocaust.

Young Student Center Monday, September 15, 2014 · 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m Lloyd P. Young Student Center
Keene State College

Free and open to the public 603-358-2490

Eva Hoffman, author of After Such Knowledge, will explore what many children of Holocaust survivors, or what she calls, “the hinge generation,” have learned regarding collective violence and the long aftermath of collective trauma in which they have come of age.

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March 04, 2016 (Friday)
April 12, 2016 (Tuesday)
The Memory Project Workshop
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. • Bishop Brady High School, 25 Columbus Avenue, Concord, NH
May 10, 2016 (Tuesday)
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