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The Holocaust in a Global Context

Presented in conjunction with "Gennany's Confrontation with the Holocaust in a Global Context; an exhibition curated by Prof. Stuart Taberner of Leeds University, this special series of lectures, films, and gallery talks commemorates the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. The exhibition will be on display from September 28, 2015 through October 9, 2015 in the Great Hall of O'Shaughnessy Hal~ and encourages visitors to ask questions about how we remember the past The exhibition focuses on Germany after 1945, but encourages visitors to compare the experiences of that country to the ways in which their own societies are facing up to issues in their pasts- and presents - that may still be unresolved.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Opening Reception Address September 28 • 4:30 p.m. • Great Hall of O'Shaughnessy Hall William Collins Donahue, University of Notre Dame Chair, Dept. of German and Russian Languages and Literatures

A Mysticism of Open Eyes: Johann Baptist Metz's Case for the Spiritual Work of Remembering Auschwitz September 30 • 5:00pm • 216 DeBartolo Hall J. Matthew Ashley, University of Notre Dame • Dept. of Theology Film: Watchers of the Sky

October 1 • 7 :OOpm • Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Reconciliation: A Global Ethic Whose Time Has Come October 2 • 4:30pm • 115 O'Shaughnessy Hall Dan Philpott, University of Notre Dame • Dept. of Political Science Gallery Talks

October 5 • 12:50pm and 2:00pm • Great Hall of O'Shaughnessy Hall Stuart Taberner, University of Leeds Exhibit Curator, School of Languages, Cultures and Societies Film: City of Life and Death

October 6 • B:OOpm • Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Memory, Understanding, Forgiveness: Primo Levi and His German Readers

October 7 • 5:00pm • 216 DeBartolo Hall Vittorio Montemaggi, University of Notre Dame Dept. of Romance Languages and Literatures Program in Religion and Literature Film: Forbidden Films

October 13 • 8:00pm • Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center German Wartime Suffering and the Holocaust in Postwar Memory

October 14 • 5:00pm • 216 DeBartolo Hall Jeffrey Luppes, Indiana University South Bend Dept. of World Language Studies