Fragments Of War
Fighting the Fires of Hate
Odegaard Undergraduate Library and Commons
first and second floor display areas
January 1 - February 28, 2007
Numerous acts of censorship that took control of the German book market during World War II are presented in an exhibit sponsored by the Washington State Holocaust Resource Education Center. TheFighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings exhibit is on loan from the Unites States Holocaust Museum. This exhibition focuses on how the book burnings became a potent symbol during WWII in America’s battle against Nazism, and concludes by examining their continued impact on our public discourse.
Hear Deborah Jacobs, City Librarian, deliver opening remarks at a reception for the exhibit "Fighting the Fires of Hatred; America and the Nazi Book Burnings" Sunday, January 7, at 2:00 p.m. in the Odegaard Undergraduate Library, room 220. Guests are encouraged to tour the exhibit which includes 4 audio-visual panels featuring historical footage, displayed on the first and second floors of the library.
USING EXHIBITS TO TEACH ABOUT THE HOLOCAUST
Thursday, February 22, 2007, 7:00 - 9:00 PM Odegaard Library, Univ. of Washington, Seattle Guest Speaker: Stephen Feinberg, Director of National Outreach, US Holocaust Memorial Museum