NC Jewish Studies '16

First Annual North Carolina Jewish Studies Consortium Meeting Held at ASU (Sept. 25, 2016)

North Carolina Jewish Studies Consortium

The Consortium's Coordinating Committee is currently preparing for the next annual meeting and would like to invite all Jewish Studies faculty in the state (including their advanced graduate students) to attend the Consortium's annual meeting at ASU in Boone, NC, on Sunday, September 25. The meeting's overall focus will be on the relations between Jewish Studies and Holocaust Studies. Professor emeritus Christopher R. Browning (Tacoma/Chapel Hill) will serve as the keynote speaker.

Co-sponsored by:

Duke Center for Jewish StudiesNC State UniversityCarolina Center for Jewish Studies

The keynote lecture of the 2016 annual meeting of the North Carolina Jewish Studies Consortium at ASU will be given by Frank Porter Graham Professor Emeritus Christopher R. Browning of Tacoma, Washington State. Browning is one of the foremost experts and key pioneers in the field of Holocaust Studies. His impressive publications include influential works such as Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland, which has redefined the subfield of perpetrator studies, and Origins of the Final Solution. He has given expert witness testimony for Canadian, Australian, and British prosecutors in trials against alleged Nazi perpetrators and Holocaust deniers. Browning is the Frank Porter Graham Professor Emeritus at the History Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A gifted lecturer, he speaks on his research around the globe.