Lichtman-Behm Genocide Lecture Series

September 16, 2013 - September 18, 2013

Lichtman-Behm Genocide Lecture Series logoThe Lichtman-Behm Genocide Lecture Series honors the vision and inspiration of alumnus and veteran Don Behm, ’51, and his friend, Jimmy Lichtman, who came to campus twice to share their stories as a liberator and a Holocaust survivor.

Monday, September 16

7:00 p.m. Film: “The Nasty Girl,” The University Commons

Tuesday, September 17

11:00 a.m. Keynote for ‘Berg students: “Leading a Life of Purpose: My Experience as an Activist and Historian of the Holocaust,” Anna Rosmus (Open to all students) Rickly Chapel

12:30 p.m. Anna Rosmus meeting with classes, "Connecting Holocaust Research with the Contemporary World," Gundlach Theatre

2:00 p.m. A Tribute to Jimmy Lichtman, Herbster Chapel

7:00 p.m. Community Keynote: “Community Responses to the Holocaust in Hitler's Hometown: Passau in the Third Reich and Today,” Wickham Great Hall

Wednesday, September 18

9:00 a.m. Faculty Presentations – Session #1

9:30 a.m. Faculty Presentations – Session #2

10:00 a.m. Keynote Address for Area School Children: “To Be a Woman in the Holocaust,”
10-minute film by followed presentation from Jill Rembrandt, director of education and public programs at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage in Cleveland, and Holocaust survivor Betty Gold, Seiberling Gymnasium.

7:00 p.m. Musical/Artistic Presentation, "entartete Kunst: The Nazi Regime's Persecution of the Arts," by Dr. Carol Dusdieker,open to campus and community, Gundlach Theatre

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