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Holocaust Center Lecture Series At Ramapo College To Feature New Research

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)September 22, 2000

(Mahwah) – The Gross Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies at Ramapo College is sponsoring a series of three lectures showcasing new work being done on the Third Reich and the Holocaust. The series is free and open to the public. School groups are welcome. For more information, please contact Dr. Michael A. Riff, (201) 684-7409.

Thursday, October 26 at 7 p.m.

Mansion York Room
“Escape Via Siberia: A Polish Jewish Boy’s Odyssey of Survival”
Dr. Dorit Whiteman, a Holocaust survivor, clinical psychologist and author of The Uprooted: A Hitler Legacy, is the speaker.

Thursday, November 9 at 7 p.m.

Mansion York Room
In commemoration of Kristallnacht, November 9-10, 1938
“Nazi Architecture and the Holocaust”
Dr. Paul Jascot, professor of history, DePaul University, Chicago, and the author of The Architecture of Oppression: The SS, Forced Labor and the Nazi Monumental Building Economy, will speak.

Thursday, December 7 at 7 p.m.

Mansion York Room
“Polish Society and the Holocaust”
Dr. Antony Polonsky, professor of Judaic and social studies and the Albert Abramson Professor in Holocaust Studies at Brandeis University, is the speaker. He is the author of The Little Dictators: A History of Eastern Europe Since 1918, The Great Powers and the Polish Question (1941-45), and A History of the Jews of Poland and Russia: 1764 to the Present (forthcoming).


About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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