Sunday, April 7, 2013

STEWART CENTER, Room 214, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, Indiana
12:30 PM - Registration

1:00 PM - Conference Opening Session
Session Chair: Susan Prohofsky
Mayors’ Proclamation: Mayor John Dennis, West Lafayette & Mayor Tony Roswarski, Lafayette
Candle lighting, accompanied by “Ani Ma’amim – The Anthem of the Victims” 
Candle of Remembrance: Survivors
Candle of Hope: Children, Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren of Survivors
Memorial Prayer: Rabbi Audrey Pollack

1:15 PM - Opening Remarks
Dr. G. Christine Taylor, Vice Provost of Diversity, Purdue University

1:30 PM - Through Soviet Eyes: Photography, War and the Holocaust
The Seventh Rabbi Gedalyah Engel Lecture

               David Shneer, Professor of History, University of Colorado

2:30 PM - Connecting Holocaust Memories and Generational Perspectives from Postwar Czechoslovakia -
               Alena Heitlinger, Professor of Sociology, Trent University, Ontario, Canada

3:30 PM - The Current Situation in Syria -
 Ambassador Feisal al-Istrabadi, Professor of Law, Indiana University

6:00 PM - Dairy Dinner Buffet ($20, adults; $3, students)
               Purdue Memorial Union,, Anniversary Drawing Room, second floor
               RSVP by April 1: Pay at door.

7:30 PM - THE NEXT GENERATION – Children and Grandchildren of Survivors
               Esther Chosnek, Jackie Chosnek, Erin Chosnek, Nina Haberer Moderator

Monday, April 8, 2013

Hillel Foundation, 912 W. State St., W. Lafayette
8:30 AM - University Religious Leaders
               Breakfast and Conversation with David Shneer, Alena Heitlinger and Ambassador Al-Istrabadi

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center

4:30 PM - Teachers' Workshop: Forgiving Dr. Mengele: A Survivor's Mission to Forgive, but Never Forget
               Presented by Eva Kor

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

McCutcheon High School

7:00 PM - Anne Frank and Me (general public performace)



Saturday, April 6, 2013

Krannert Auditorium

6:00 PM - Paragraph 175
Introduced by David Shneer, Professor of History, University of Colorado, discussion follows
Supported by: Purdue University LGBTQ Center

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

West Lafayette Public Library

6:00 PM - Sarah’s Key

Thursday, April 11, 2013

West Lafayette Public Library

6:00 PM - A Generation Apart