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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission


Ethical Framings of History: 2022 November Pogrom Commemoration

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Calendar   Commemorations
Location Zoom
Date Wed, Nov 9, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Duration   1h

History is often taught as an incomplete picture. This year's  Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education (Chhange) November Pogrom Commemoration will center the the stories that have been consistently pushed out of the frame.

Join Professor Jessica Kahkoska, one of two new Cokie Roberts Women's History Fellowship Recipients, as she shares a behind-the-scenes look into her research, her use of the arts and creative storytelling to expand our historical framework, and the importance of including marginalized communities in the process of reframing.

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Jessica Kahkoska is a writer, researcher/dramaturg, and producer for theatre and TV. She is the recipient of a Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellowship, the National Archives Foundation Cokie Roberts Women’s History Fellowship, the Marsico Visiting Scholarship at Denver University, a Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, and the two-time recipient of the Marion International Fellowship in the Visual and Performing Arts. She is also proud to be on faculty at Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts.

Chhange holds a commemoration for the November Pogrom every year to honor the victims of a series of anti-Jewish actions and massacres more commonly referred to as Kristallnacht (The Night of Broken Glass). During our commemorations, Chhange features up and coming scholarship on topics related to the Holocaust, and hones in on the human story behind genocide. Many of Chhange's past commemorations are available on their YouTube channel--click here to watch!

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