Heilbronner Lecture: Jewish Architecture and the Memory of the Holocaust

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Murkland Hall
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The Spring 2013 Hans Heilbronner Lecture

Jewish Architecture and the Memory of the Holocaust

A lecture by Gavriel D. Rosenfeld
Professor of History and Director of the Undergraduate Program in Judaic Studies at Fairfield University

Wednesday, April 24, 5-6 p.m.
115 Murkland Hall

Gavriel D. Rosenfeld received his B.A. in History and Judaic Studies from Brown University in 1989 and his Ph.D. in History from UCLA in 1996.  His area of specialization is the history and memory of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust.  He is the author of several books, including Building after Auschwitz: Jewish Architecture and the Memory of the Holocaust (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011), The World Hitler Never Made: Alternate History and the Memory of Nazism (Cambridge University Press, 2005), Munich and Memory: Architecture, Monuments and the Legacy of the Third Reich (Berkeley, 2000), and the co-edited work, Beyond Berlin: Twelve German Cities Confront the Nazi Past (Ann Arbor, 2008).   He is also the author of numerous articles, which have appeared in such journals as Central European History, History and Memory, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, German Politics and Society, and The Journal of Modern History.  His work has also appeared in newspapers such as The Washington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, and The Forward.   

This lecture is free and open to the public.

The Hans Heilbronner lecture series honors the memory of Hans Heilbronner, Professor of History, who served the University of New Hampshire with distinction from 1954 until 1991.

Sponsored by the Endowed Fund for Holocaust Education, the College of Liberal Arts, and the Department of History.

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