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Conference: The Holocaust and the Book



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.
                        Baldwin Gymnasium
                         Drew University
                       Madison, New Jersey

8:30    REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

9:00    INVOCATION
        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"

11:30   RESPONDENT/SPEAKER
        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,
        1940-1945"

        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
        Bikher"

        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
        the War"

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
        Bergen-Belsen"

        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"

5:00    BENEDICTION
        Dr. Peter Ochs
        Wallerstein Professor of Jewish Studies, Drew University

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                        REGISTRATION FORM

Please reply by October 14, 1996 to:

        Center for Holocaust Study
        Drew University
        Rose Memorial Library
        Madison, New Jersey 07940

Name:

Address:

City, State, Zip Code:

Telephone:

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
Holocaust Study.

____ 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@drew.edu.

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