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Telling Stories About the Holocaust

Detail of the cover of the book The Librarian of Auschwitz
April 16, 2019

The Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration Committee hosts "Fictionalizing History" on Thurs., Apr. 25 at 7 pm.

On Thursday, April 25, Deborah Petersen-Perlman, associate professor in the Department of Communication, Matt Rosendahl, director of the Kathryn A. Martin Library, and John Schwetman, associate professor in the Department of English, Linguistics, and Writing Studies, will give a presentation entitled “Fictionalizing History: A Talk on The Librarian of AuschwitzThe Lullaby of AuschwitzThe German Girl, and others.”

The talk begins at 7 pm in the Kathryn A. Martin Library Rotunda Fourth Floor on the UMD campus. This free event is open to the public.

In addition, students will give poster presentations. The students are from the College of Liberal Arts' communication class: Telling Stories About the Holocaust.

This event is sponsored by the Baeumler-Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration Committee, whose mission is to provide resources for lectures, seminars, and presentations dedicated to informing and educating people about the Holocaust, its victims, causes, consequences, lessons, and memory.