An open letter to the organizers of an African Trade Forum event, who have announced that Maowia Osman Khalid, Ambassador of Sudan to the US, will be on campus for a panel co-hosted by the Carlson School of Management, written by UMN faculty.
Holocaust Art: History and Commemoration course (Apr 18-May 4) and event series: [Re]Telling exhibit opening (Apr 19), Yad Vashem tour (Apr 26), Museum Studies panel (May 3), Teaching the Holocaust through Art educator workshop (May 9)
Featuring select works from the University of Minnesota Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies’ (CHGS) permanent collection of survivor Fritz Hirschberger’s Sur-Rational series expressing life under Nazi rule. Hirschberger paintings and narratives are paired with contemporary works by local artists who deal closely with related matters.
The symposium will address the particular place of the Holocaust against the background of recent knowledge on genocide and mass violence across the globe delivered and disseminated by a new generation of historians, social scientists, and educators.