(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)August 23, 2021
Dr. Wendy Lower
MAHWAH, N.J. – 0n October 6 at 7 p.m., Dr. Wendy Lower, in conversation with Ramapo College librarian Christina Connor and Gross Center Director Michael A. Riff, will share the gripping story of the photograph she discovered at the U.S. Holocaust Museum taken at the moment of the murder of a Jewish woman by a Ukrainian collaborator during the Holocaust.
The image is at the center of her most recent book, The Ravine: A Family, A Photograph, A Holocaust Massacre Revealed, published in February 2021 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. In addition to Ramapo College’s Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, the event’s co-sponsors are the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center of Queensborough Community College/CUNY, The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies of the U.S. Military Academy, West Point and the Florida-based Gross Family Center for the Study of Antisemitism and the Holocaust.
Registration to attend via Zoom is at: https://www.eventbrite.com/x/dr-wendy-lower-a-single-photograph-reveals-a-crime-of-the-holocaust-tickets-160846778043
Wendy Lower is the John K. Roth Professor of History and Director of the Mgrublian Center for Human Rights at Claremont McKenna College. She earned a Ph.D. in European History from the American University in Washington, D.C. Her highly acclaimed book, Hitler’s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields (2013) was a finalist for the National Book Award and has been translated into 23 languages.
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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 Niche.com.
Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.
Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels. Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com. Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market.
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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