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Conference: The Holocaust and the Book
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- Subject: Conference: The Holocaust and the Book
- From: "Jonathan Rose (by way of Peter Verheyen <pdverhey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>)" <JEROSE@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 27 Sep 1996 12:51:33 -0400
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- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
THE DREW UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR HOLOCAUST STUDY
in co-sponsorship with the
CENTER FOR THE HISTORY OF THE BOOK AT DREW UNIVERSITY
invites you to a one-day conference:
THE HOLOCAUST AND THE BOOK: DESTRUCTION AND PRESERVATION
November 14, 1996
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Madison, New Jersey
8:30 REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
Reverend Dr. Victoria Erickson
Chaplain, Drew University
WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS
Dr. Ann L. Saltzman
Department of Psychology
Co-Director, Drew Center for Holocaust Study
Professor Jonathan Rose
Department of History
Director, Center for the History of the Book at Drew University
9:30 KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Dina Abramowicz, Research Librarian at YIVO
"Keeping a Civilization: The Library in the Vilna Ghetto"
10:30 THE DESTRUCTION AND PRESERVATION OF GHETTO LIBRARIES
Dr. Stanislao G. Pugliese, Hofstra University
"The Destruction of the Library of the Rome Ghetto"
Dr. Yitzchak Kerem, Aristotle University & Hebrew University
"The Confiscation of Jewish Books in Salonika During the Holocaust"
The Honorable Thomas H. Kean
President of Drew University, former Governor of New Jersey
"Books and Freedom"
12:00 LUNCH AND EXHIBIT
1:30 INTRODUCTION TO AFTERNOON PROGRAM
Professor Jacqueline Berke
Department of English (Emerita)
Co-Director, Drew Center for Holocaust Study
PRINTING AND READING DURING THE HOLOCAUST
Dr. Sigrid Pohl Perry, Northwestern University Library
"The Secret Voice: Clandestine Fine Printing in the Netherlands,
Dr. Joanna Michlic-Coren, University College London
"Educational and Cultural Activities in the Warsaw Ghetto"
2:30 MEMORIAL BOOKS AND AUTOBIOGRAPHIES WRITTEN DURING THE WAR
Professor Rosemary Horowitz, Appalachian State University
"Reading and Writing During the Holocaust as Described in Yisker
Professor Leonidas Hill, University of British Columbia
"The Destruction, Preservation and Reading of Books in Germany and
Austria (1933-1939) as Reflected in Autobiographies Written During
3:30 AFTERNOON BREAK
3:45 SURVIVORS BEAR WITNESS: DESCRIPTIONS OF READING AND WRITING
EXPERIENCES DURING THE HOLOCAUST
Jack Polak: "Loveletters: Letters Exchanged between Westerbork and
Dr. Anna Halberstam-Rubin & Anthony Zupanic, "A Young Girl in the
Holocaust: Memory and Interpretation"
Dr. Charlotte Guthmann Opfermann, "When the Printed Word
Celebrates the Human Spirit"
Annette B. Peck, "Crying for Freedom: Memories of a Dutch Girl
During the Holocaust"
Dr. Peter Ochs
Wallerstein Professor of Jewish Studies, Drew University
Please reply by October 14, 1996 to:
Center for Holocaust Study
Rose Memorial Library
Madison, New Jersey 07940
City, State, Zip Code:
Please reserve _____ ticket(s) for registration and lunch: $24.00
_____ ticket(s) for registration only: $12.00
Enclosed is a check for $______, payable to Drew University Center for
____ Please send me directions to Drew University.
I am unable to attend but have enclosed a contribution of $______ to
support the work of the Drew University Center for Holocaust Study; or
$______ to support the work of the Center for the History of the Book at
Drew University. If your company has a matching gift program, the value
of your gift may be doubled.
Any individuals needing special assistance should contact the
Office of Housing, Conferences, and Hospitality (201-408-3103) at least
five working days prior to the event to ensure appropriate arrangements.
For more information contact the Center for Holocaust Study at
201-408-3600 or ctrholst@xxxxxxxxx
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