"Sewanee Remembers” is a community commemoration of the Holocaust. Several events are a part of the commemoration: a stage performance “Carrying the Remains,” an adaptation of Theresienstadt (Terezin) survivor Tom Lenda’s memoir; a keynote lecture by Dagmar Herzog, Distinguished Professor of History and the Daniel Rose Faculty Scholar at the Graduate Center, City University of New York; 40 children’s drawings from Terezin on display in duPont Library, on loan from the Jewish Museum of Prague; and several student events, including a student Holocaust research panel.
A range of events is planned and the community is invited to share in this important commemoration. This year is the 70th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust. On January 25, the world commemorated the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the most notorious of the Nazi extermination camps. Events planned include public performances, student research, and lectures. All events are FREE for the public.