Northeastern’s president sponsors a community commemoration that traditionally took place in the morning and features a faculty talk and a presentation by the Gideon Klein scholar.
Gideon Klein Scholar Presentation
Please note that the performances of scholars are part of a larger presentation. Each image and link provides access to content where applicable.
Concert on Nazi censorship of the arts
"The Dialectic of Terezin"
Website on musical activities at Terezin
"Viktor Ullmann's Years in Theresienstadt"
"Satire and Symbolism in Viktor Ullmann's opera 'Der Kaiser von Atlantis'"
"Frauenstimmen: Women's Voices from Ravensbrück"
Watch the May 1, 2011 Performance, Frauenstimmen: Women's Voices from Ravensbrück Concentration Camp.
"Art of Felix Nussbaum"
"Rebuilding as Refugees: The Story of Three Women Artists Who Escaped Nazi Rule and Found Hope in America"
Please note that the keynote is part of a larger presentation. Each image and link provide access to content where applicable.
"The Meeting and the Personal and Political in Art"
"Background and History of the Survivors of Shoah Visual History Foundation"
Discussion of the harrowing experiences of his family during, and as a result of, the Holocaust
Rabbi Marvin Tokayer
"The Fugu Plan"
"With God's Help - One Survivor's Testimony"
Discussion on The Silenced Scream: How the New York Times Muffled News of the Holocaust
"Narratives as Tomorrow's Memories: Post Holocaust Identity in the United States"
Jack Levin and Gordana Rabrenovic
"The Role of Leaders and Followers in the Prevention of Hate Violence"
"From the Protocols of the Elders of Zion to the Holocaust Denial Trial: Challenging the Media, the Law, and the Academy"
Nancy Kindelan and Inez Hedges
"Report on the Advanced Academic Learning Community Project"
"For the Living: The Power of Survivor Testimonies at Northeastern "
"Ties that Bound, Ties that Broke: Edna Ferber's Sponsorship of Refugees from Nazi Germany"
"The Holocaust, History, and Memory"
"Well Worth Saving: How American Universities Selected Faculty Fleeing Nazi-era Europe"
Natalie Bormann and Veronica Czatkiewicz
"Postcards from Auschwitz: The Ethics of Visiting Sites of Trauma"
"The Pogrom in Lemberg, 1 July 1941: A Local Atrocity as International History"
"The Search for Meaning: Survivor's Children and Their Choice of a Life"