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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission


Trauma in Digital Spaces: The Future of Holocaust Remembrance

Event details
Calendar   Speaking Engagements
Location Zoom
Date Wed, Sep 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Duration   1h

What are the complexities of remembering the Holocaust through contemporary technologies? How can digital spaces facilitate compassionate responses to trauma and loss? Dr. Rachel Baum, Deputy Director of the Sam & Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, looks at the themes of the year – trauma, remembrance, and compassion – through contemporary technologies (including holograms of Holocaust survivors and virtual reality experiences of memorial sites).

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This event is part of the 2022-23 Harriet & Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC) and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Colloquium, “Trauma, Remembrance, and Compassion.” The event is organized by the KHC at Queensborough Community College and is co-sponsored by the Sam & Frances Fried Holocaust and Genocide Academy at the University of Nebraska at Omaha; the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust and Humanity Center; the Ray Wolpow Institute at Western Washington University; the Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College; and the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights at Rutgers University.

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