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Lecture with Rachel Korazim

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Troy Theatre, Wheeling Jesuit University
316 Washington Ave, Wheeling, WV 26003

Open to the Public

About Numbers, Pictures and Words

For many years we have learned to deal with the memory of the Holocaust through the unimaginable number of 6.000.000 victims. We have been exposed to mainly black and white photography and have also developed a vocabulary to address these issues. The session will explore the significance these elements have created in our collective memory and will offer alternative ways to remember and commemorate.

Additional Speakers:

  • Jamie Jennings – Wheeling Central Catholic High School Social Studies Department Chair and participant in the 2013 CWB Berlin-Prague study seminar.
  • Jacob Galik – Wheeling Park High School history teacher and participant in the 2012 CWB Poland study seminar.
  • Zipora (Tsipy) Gur, Ph.D. – Executive Director of Classrooms Without Borders.

Program Partners:

  • Classrooms Without Borders
  • Temple Shalom
  • Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston
  • Wheeling Jesuit University
  • Wheeling Park High School       
  • Wheeling Central Catholic High School        


Dessert Reception to Follow Program.