Teachers wishing to bring their
students should contact Neil Caplan by
email or by telephone at 744-7500 ext. 7152 to ascertain whether sufficient
seating exists or can be arranged.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
DUE TO A ONE-DAY STRIKE ON APRIL 12th, ALL EVENTS ORIGINALLY
SLATED ON THIS DAY HAVE BEEN EITHER RESCHEDULED OR CANCELLED.
Ken Godon, Snowdon Baptist Church:
Again? Yes, Again & Again: Darfur
Baptist Church website
Wednesday, April 13th: 1:30-3:00 in N521
- Friday, April 15th: 10:00-11:30 in F223
Kramer, Kleinmann Family Foundation
Hate on the Net: Making Choices
on the image at right for a preview of her presentation.)
April 11th: 12:00-2:00 in D543
Robins, Concordia University
German Justice Shamed
April 11th: 4:00-5:30 in the Amphitheatre, B223
- Friday, April 15th: 1:00-2:30 in N560
"Never Again"? 19 years of Horror in Northern Uganda
(Slide presentation with commentary.)
- Wednesday, April 13th: 9:00-10:30 in A314
- Tuesday, April 19th: 9:30-11:00 in C318 (new
See a sneak peek
of some of Lara's extraordinary photographs.
Find out more about
The Swastika: Origins, Evolution, and Appropriation of a
Monday, April 11th: 2:30-4:00 in the Amphitheatre, B223
- Thursday, April 14th: 1:00-2:30 in the Amphitheatre, B223
at right is from a tribuneindia.com
story. Click on the image for more.)
Humanities & Religious Studies Departments
in Modern History: Why Cant We Stop the Madness?
April 13th: 1:30-3:00 in the Amphitheatre, B223
- Friday, April 15th: 11:30-1:00 in N229
Bernstein, Humanities Department
So Few Among Many: Who Helped French Jews, 1940-1944?
- Wednesday, April
13th: 10:30-12:00 in the Amphitheatre, B223
- Friday, April 15th: 11:30-1:00 in A316
Women's Memoirs and Remembering the Shoah
- Tuesday, April 12th: 10:00-12:00 in
D544 - Cancelled Rescheduled to:
Tuesday, April 19th: 10:00-12:00 in D544.
and Remembering the Shoah
April 14th: 12:00-2:00 in N568
Hirschberg, Psychology Department
Moral Thinking and
- Monday, April 11th: 8:30-10:00
for Tolerance Student Panel
moderated by Jack Hirschberg
- Thursday, April 14th: 8:30-10:00 in D541
See highlights from last year's Trip
Devorah Shanowitz, Chabad of Westmount
Holocaust Education: A Hasidic Perspective
- Friday April 15th: 10:00-11:30 in N515
VERY SPECIAL EVENT:
Commemoration and Candle-Lighting
- Wednesday, April 13: 12:00 - 12:50, N186 Boardroom
"A Few Angels among the Murderers" (Poland)
View a web
page describing her book "Witness to Horror"
- Wednesday, April 13th: 1:30-3:00 in C305
"My Pursuit of Walter Obodzinsky, War Criminal"
Read a feature story on Mr. Itzkowitz
from the Globe & Mail of September 2004.
- Thursday April 14th: 11:30-1:00 in N515.
"Hiding and Rescuing Children" (Netherlands)
Read a brief bio of Mr. Lindeman.
- Friday, April 15th: 11:30-1:00 in F216
Donat: Then & Now
Donat, Collective Responsibility in Denmark and Poland:
Testimony of a Polish Jew Saved by Righteous Gentiles
Read a brief bio of Mr. Donat.
- Thursday, April 14th: 4:00-5:30 in B223 (Amphitheatre)
- Friday, April 15th: 8:30-10:00 in D507
- Friday, April 15th: 10:00-11:30 in A103 (Auditorium)
PANEL DISCUSSION: Racial
Prejudice in Canada Today
Clarke will show and discuss his award-winning film, Prisoner
of Paradise, the startling true story of Kurt Gerron,
a well known and beloved German-Jewish actor, director and cabaret
star in Berlin in the 1920's and '30's. Among his greatest accomplishments,
Gerron co-starred with the legendary Marlene Dietrich in the film
classic The Blue Angel. He also sang Mack The Knife in the original
production of Threepenny Opera. Ultimately, he was captured and
sent to a concentration camp, where he was ordered to write and
direct a pro-Nazi propaganda film. PRISONER OF PARADISE follows
Kurt Gerron's career and remarkable odyssey, offering a unique prospective
on this extraordinary period.
location in Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam and Prague, PRISONER OF PARADISE
is directed by Malcolm Clarke and Stuart Sender who have won Emmy
and Academy awards for their work. Jake Eberts, whose credits include
Driving Miss Daisy, Dances With Wolves and A River Runs Through
It, is the film's Executive Producer. Co-Producer is David Eberts.
Clarke, Director/Producer of "Prisoner of Paradise"
will be on hand to present and discuss his film.
April 14th: 8:30-11:30 in the Amphitheatre, B223
Read a brief
biography of this Academy Award-winning
Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust" (sponsored by
92 minutes, color Director: Daniel Anker Starring: Gene Hackman,
Sidney Lumet, Steven Spielberg, Branko Lustig, Greg Reynolds.
film industry played a crucial role in supporting United States
and Allied military interests during World War II, but Hollywood
abdicated its responsibility to directly condemn Nazi anti-Semitism.
It took decades after the war ended before American filmmakers began
offering a realistic, dramatic look at the horrible toll of Hitler's
archival footage, this important new film examines how only a few
Hollywood directors reacted to the persecution and murder of Jews
before and during the war and how the Holocaust was finally brought
to the screen by brave independent filmmakers.
- Tuesday, April 12th:
Four showings at 10 AM, 11:45 AM, 2:30 PM and 4 PM
in the Vanier Auditorium, A103
April 12th SHOWINGS CANCELLED.
Rescheduled to: Tuesday April 19th: 12:00-2:00
in N568 and 4:00-6:00 in N516.
all inquiries to Neil Caplan at ext.7152 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM PREVIOUS SYMPOSIUM WEBSITES:
role that Georges P. Vanier,
namesake of this college, played in the
the whole story.
2003 and 2004
Kleinmann's page : The Canadian Jewish Virtual Museum
and Archives website.
It is both a memoir and a resource
for the Kleinmann Family Foundation's Holocaust Symposium.
Symposium organizers are grateful for the generous support
Kleinmann Family Foundation, The Vanier College Teachers'
Association, the Faculty of
Social Science, Commerce, Arts and Letters, the Faculty of
Science and General Studies,
the Peter D. Kleinmann Memorial Scholarship Fund and the Vanier
College Students' Association.
a look at event
programmes from past Symposiums,
our past websites:
TO VANIER HOME PAGE