Fall Semester


Spring Semester


Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Lovejoy 450

February 20: Noontime reading and evening book presentation by David Solmitz on his book Piecing Scattered Souls: Maine, Germany, Mexico, China and Beyond (2011). In the evening, Professor Raffael Scheck will talk about the account of Walter M. Solmitz, David’s father, about his captivity in concentration camp Dachau after Crystal Night. This account, in English translation, is included in David’s book.

Times: 12:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Location: Pugh Center

March 1: Dr. Francis de Marneffe will talk about his book Last Boat from Bordeaux, which details his flight out of Nazi-occupied France.

Time: 5:00 pm

Location: Roberts, First Floor

March 6: GERMAN JEWISH FILM SERIES: Das Schreckliche Mädchen (The Nasty Girl)

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Lovejoy 450

April 2: GERMAN JEWISH FILM SERIES: Alles Auf Zucker (Go for Zucker)

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Lovejoy 450

April 5: ANNUAL BERGER FAMILY HOLOCAUST LECTURE. Professor Robert Paxton will speak on the subject “Vichy France and the Jews: Shield or Traitor?”

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Diamond 142

April 12: Sabine Hake will give a lecture on “The Intertextuality of History: The Fascist Imaginary in Moloch (1999) and Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Time: 4:00 pm

Location: Lovejoy 215

April 12: Ruth Calderon will speak on “Text and Context: Teaching Talmud in Tel Aviv.”

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Keyes 105

April 26: GERMAN JEWISH FILM SERIES: Walk on Water