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Book Talk: "The Ravine" by Dr. Wendy Lower

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Calendar   Speaking Engagements
Location Holocaust Museum Houston
Date Thu, Jun 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Duration   1h 30m

Join Holocaust Museum Houston for the 2022 Gerald S. Kaplan Public Lecture featuring Dr. Wendy Lower. The author and historian will discuss her latest book, National Jewish Book award recipient The Ravine: A Family, A Photograph, A Holocaust Massacre Revealed.

Wendy Lower is the John K. Roth Professor of History at Claremont McKenna College and directs the Mgrublian Center for Human Rights at the Claremont Colleges (CA, USA). She chairs the Academic Committee of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and has published several books on the Holocaust in Ukraine including Nazi Empire-Building and the Holocaust in Ukraine (2005), and co-editor (with Ray Brandon) of Shoah in Ukraine: History, Testimony, Memorialization (2008). Her work on gender and the Holocaust, 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. Lower's The Ravine: A Family, A Photograph, A Holocaust Massacre Revealed (2021) was shortlisted for the Wingate Prize and longlisted for a PEN.

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The Gerald S. Kaplan Public Lecture is supported by the Gerald S. Kaplan Endowment Fund.

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