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The Holocaust and Its Memory at Himmel Park Library

September 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


What was the Holocaust, what did it mean, how do we engage with it, and what’s happening in Germany and other countries where there are some very forward-looking attempts to come to terms with the past in a most respectful way?

Dr. Albrecht Classen is a university distinguished professor of German Studies at the University of Arizona – where he teaches and researches the European Middle Ages, the early modern age, and modern German-speaking lands, focusing on literature, the visual arts, politics, philosophy, and religion. He has published more than 90 scholarly books, such as on the forest in medieval literature (2015). He has given lectures all over the state of Arizona, the nation, and globally. Over the last 30 years, he has received numerous teaching, research, and service awards, and has been repeatedly nominated for the Dan Shilling Public Humanities Scholar Award.

Seating capacity 42.

Sponsored by Arizona Humanities.


September 9, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm