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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.

CHGS is proud to have been awarded a residency in the CLA Liberal Arts Engagement Hub

Bridges of Memory will bring together recent and long-established ethnic, national, and religious communities in the Twin Cities (Armenian, Jewish, Hmong, Khmer, and Somali among others) facilitating constructive conversations and allowing them to draw upon their respective capacities to address a history of mass violence, communal memory, and resilience.