Thursday, April 19, 2012
Glasscock Center Library, Room 311
Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Co-organized by the Museum’s Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies and the Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research at Texas A&M University, this interdisciplinary symposium explores emerging Holocaust research on immigration, refugees, and rescue as well as current research on immigration in the American context. Panels will address migrant networks, refugee and immigrant identity, migrant education, and religion and social memory in comparative and historical perspective.
Atina Grossmann, Professor of History at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, will present the keynote lecture, “Remapping Death and Survival: Flight, Displacement, and International Aid for Jewish Refugees during the Holocaust.”
For the complete symposium program, please see below.
For further information, please contact Krista Hegburg, Program Officer, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This symposium has been made possible by a generous grant from the Joyce and Irving Goldman Family Foundation to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and by the Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research at Texas A&M University.
Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies Outreach Symposia Program
By bringing together scholars, teachers, students, and community members, the Center’s outreach symposia program seeks to enrich campus dialogue and forge connections with diverse audiences that will ensure the vitality of Holocaust studies in an increasingly interdisciplinary and multicultural academic landscape.
Panel I: Immigration and Migration in Comparative Perspective
Panel II: Border Crossings: Religion, Refuge, and Education
Panel III: Migrant Identities