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Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS) promotes academic research, education and public awareness on the Shoah, other genocides and current forms of mass violence. Your generous support is key to maintaining the important work of the Center, advancing the hightest quality of scholarship, programs, and educational resources.

Student Opportunities

CHGS guides and mentors undergraduate and graduate students by organizing courses and workshops, offering grants and fellowships and providing unique opportunities for interaction with leading experts in the field. To find out more click here.

Professional and Educational Resources

CHGS supports educators through interactive workshops and institutes, facilitated by leading experts of Holocaust and genocide education. CHGS's website offers a myriad of resources for teaching age appropriate lessons about the Holocaust and genocide. To learn more click here.

Center News

20th Anniversary Programming on Holocaust Art: Yad Vashem guided virtual tour, Museum panel, Educator Workshop, and UMN course GLOS 3900, "Holocaust Art: History and Commemoration"

SHENDAR PUBLIC EVENTS IN CONJUNCTION WITH HER VISIT:

Wednesday, April 26
Influx Space, Regis Center for Art

YEHUDIT SHENDAR, retired Museum Deputy Director and Senior Art Curator, Yad Vashem
"Yad Vashem: Beyond the Museum," talk and virtual tour of Israel’s Holocaust memorial

Wednesday, May 3
120 Andersen Library

"Conveying the Unspeakable: Art and the History Museum," panel event featuring:
YEHUDIT SHENDAR, Deputy Director and Senior Art Curator, Yad Vashem
DANIEL SPOCK, Director, Minnesota History Center Museum
LIN NELSON-MAYSON, Director, UMN Goldstein Museum of Design

Tuesday, May 9
"Teaching the Holocaust through Art" educator workshop featuring YEHUDIT SHENDAR and local educators


ALL EVENTS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  REGISTRATION INFORMATION FORTHCOMING.

GLOS 3900 - 003 Topics in Global Studies
Course open to public enrollment!  Please see the course description on the UMN ClassInfo page.

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