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Fall 2020 CHGS Programming

The center organizes lectures, conferences and symposia that feature leading scholars, practitioners, and activists, who provide critical analysis and tools to understand and effectively address the causes, impacts, and legacies of the Holocaust, genocides, and incidents of mass violence.

"Holocaust Literature in Translation" now available for UMN student...

Prof. Shandler is Distinguished Professor of Jewish Studies at Rutgers University. He has written several books on Holocaust remembrance and on Yiddish culture, including While America Watches: Televising the Holocaust, Adventures in Yiddishland: Postvernacular Language and Culture, and Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age: Survivors’ Stories and New Media Practices. His next book, Yiddish:Biography of a Language, will be published by Oxford University Press this fall.