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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission


Confronting the Past for the Sake of the Future

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Calendar   Workshops
Location Zoom
Date Wed, Oct 19, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Duration   1h 30m

Join the Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College for "Confronting the Past for the Sake of the Future." Introducing "New Voices": An Innovative Approach to Holocaust Education

Featured Speaker:
Paul Vincent, PhD, professor emeritus, Holocaust and genocide studies, Keene State College. Vincent will discuss his New Voices essay, Interwar Europe and the Scourge of 'Identity Politics' in light of current events.

Selected contributors will read from their work.

Featuring a video excerpt from the New Voices foreword, conversations between Anna Ornstein and Joy Ladin.

Anna Ornstein, MD, is professor emerita of child psychiatry, University of Cincinnati; former co-director, International Center for the Study of Psychoanalytic Self-Psychology; a lecturer in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and a Holocaust survivor. She is the author of the book My Mother's Eyes, a collection of stories about her camp experiences.

Joy Ladin, PhD, is a literary scholar, former David and Ruth Gottesman Chair in English at Stern College of Yeshiva University; and the author of 12 books, including The Book of Anna, winner of the 2021 National Jewish Book Award in Poetry. Since coming out as transgender in 2008, she has been a nationally recognized speaker on transgender issues.

Zoom Link can be found here.

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