The Holocaust: Reflections from the UVA Classroom

November 10, 2022

UVA Lifetime Learning hosted an alumni engagement event on Thursday, November 10, about how Holocaust memory and its lessons are approached in the UVA classroom. Click here to watch a recording of the conversation on Youtube.

Event Description
From documentary films to political debates, Holocaust images shape our discourse on democracy and inform our search for key lessons from the past. How do those trends manifest inside the college classroom? Two leading University of Virginia experts on Holocaust research and education, James Loeffler, the Jay Berkowitz Professor of Jewish History and the Ida and Nathan Kolodiz Director of Jewish Studies, and Victoria Barnett, the Frank Talbott, Jr. Distinguished Visiting Professor of Holocaust Studies, discussed their research of and experiences teaching about the Holocaust.