Topic: Holocaust

Creativity in the Face of Death

Oct. 9, 2012
Andula Lorencova, b.1927 Photographed at her apartment Prague, Czech Republic, June 2012

The Contemporary Resonance of TereziĀ­n - The three-day symposium will feature musical and dance performances, a photography exhibit, lectures, and more.

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School of Law and Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies Present Lectures by Holocaust, Law and History Expert Michael Marrus

April 21, 2010

The School of Law and the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies at The University of Texas at Austin will co-sponsor two lectures by Michael R. Marrus, an expert in the Holocaust, law and history at the University of Toronto, on April 22 and 23. Both talks are free and open to the public.

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Photographer's work portrays Jewish life in Eastern Europe today

Feb. 2, 2010
Photographer's work portrays Jewish life in Eastern Europe today

The Schusterman Center is hosting photographer Loli Kantor for a slideshow presentation and lecture about her exhibit "There Was a Forest." Kantor's exhibit documents the disappearing Holocaust survivors and their lives in Eastern Europe through photographs. "Her subject matter is really close to the heart of Jewish communities," said Robert Abzug, historian of the Holocaust and director of the Schusterman Center.

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Holocaust Survivor, Humanitarian, Presidential Appointee to Speak in Austin

Oct. 30, 2009

Event: Gerda Weissmann Klein to speak at The University of Texas at Austin

When: Thursday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m.

Where: Texas Hillel, 2105 San Antonio St.

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University of Texas at Austin Engineer Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

April 22, 2009

Adam Heller, an acclaimed chemical engineering research professor and professor emeritus at The University of Texas at Austin, has been elected a fellow into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS), along with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela, actor James Earl Jones, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and singer/humanitarian Bono.

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