April Nonprofit Gem: West Chester University Holocaust Forum

In 2019 the Chester County Community Foundation chose to highlight 12 area nonprofits. The April nonprofit in West Chester University and the Chester County Community Foundation is proud to sponsor the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program: “The Holocaust in Popular Culture and Public History: A Forum on the 25th Anniversary of Schindler’s List and the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation”

This symposium brings together scholars Igor Kotler (current President of the Rutgers University affiliated Museum of Human Rights), Rachel Lithgow (Executive Vice-President of Beit Hatfutsot –Tel Aviv’s Museum of the History of the Jewish People), Gregory Kendrick (Retired Director of the Freshman Cluster Program and Adjunct Professor of History at UCLA), and James Lichti (History Teacher at the Milken Community School in Los Angeles) in a discussion of Holocaust research, education, and representation twenty-five years after Schindler’s List.

The event will be held in Sykes Theater, Sykes Student Union at West Chester University. For additional information, please contact Dr. Jonathan Friedman at 610-436-2972 or jfriedman@wcupa.edu.