The current events include several guest speakers, and our annual film series.



The Center is pleased to invite the public to an evening lecture entitled "Defiance and Protest: Forgotten Individual Jewish Reactions to the Persecution in Nazi Germany" by the renowned Holocaust scholar Professor Wolf Gruner on Monday, March 19. It will take place from 7:00 until 9:00 pm in Belk Library and Information Commons, Room 114. Gruner holds the Shapell-Guerin Chair in Jewish Studies, is Professor of History at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and is the Founding Director of the USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research. He is the author of eight books on the Holocaust, among them his important study of “Jewish Forced Labor under the Nazis. Economic Needs and Nazi Racial Aims” (Cambridge University Press). As all Center events, it is free of charge and no tickets are required. For more information, call 828.262.2311.