Apr 17 2017
09:49 am

What: Books Sandwiched In considers the Holocaust
When: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:00pm
Where: East Tennessee History Center, 601 South Gay Street

WhyExplainingtheHolocaust.jpgKnox County Public Library invites the public to join Dr. Daniel Magilow, University of Tennessee, for a discussion of Why? Explaining the Holocaust by Peter Hayes. A light lunch will be available for the first 30 attendees.

This program continues Books Sandwiched In series’ focus on diversity, in partnership with UT’s College of Arts and Sciences. This event recognizes Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, which corresponds to the 27th day of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar and marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Books Sandwiched In is sponsored by the Friends of Knox County Public Library.


magilow (1).jpgDr. Magilow is an associate professor of German at the University of Tennessee. He received a B.A. in Comparative Literature from Columbia University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in German from Princeton University. Before coming to UT, he was the 2005-2006 Pearl Resnick Postdoctoral Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

Book Sandwiched In continues on May 24, when Kim Trent, Knox Heritage, will lead a discussion of The Past and Future City: How Historic Preservation is Reviving America’s Communities by Stephanie Meek and Kevin C. Murphy.

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