Upcoming Events

To download a copy of our 2018 Spring Events booklet, please click here.

Translation Conference

Yiddish Poems of the Holocaust
February 21-22, 2018

February 21: 7 p.m. | JO 3.516
Lecture: “Yiddish Translation Matters: Translating Yiddish in the 20th Century”
Dr. Anita Norich, University of Michigan
Tikva Frymer-Kensky Collegiate Professor,
Frankel Center for Judaic Studies and
Department of English Language and Literature

February 22: 2 p.m. | JO 4.122
Yiddish Language Workshop
Dr. David Patterson, Dr. Anita Norich, and Visiting Scholar Sebastian Schulman will offer a crash course on the basics of the Yiddish language.

The Ackerman Center will be presenting a two-day conference and workshop on the translation of Yiddish poetry on the Holocaust.
In conjunction with The Center for Translation Studies 

Parking will be available in Parking Structure 3

Film Screening

A Life for Football with FC Bayern Munich
February 25, 2018 | 4pm
Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center

This film tells the story of Kurt Landauer, the pre-WWII Jewish president of Bayern Munich, who returned after the Holocaust to rebuild the club — and his life.
There will be a short panel discussion following the film, with a reception afterwards.

Presented in conjunction with AJC Dallas, German Consulate, Goethe Society, and the American Council on Germany.

The film’s trailer can be viewed here.

Parking will be available in Parking Structure 1

Annual Scholars’ Conference

The 48th Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches
March 3-5, 2018
Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center

UT Dallas is the new home of The Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches.
For more information, please visit the ASC website.

Parking will be available in Parking Structure 1


“Shores Beyond Shores: From Holcoaust to Hope, A True Story”
Dr. Irene Hasenberg Butter
7:30 pm | Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center

Dr. Irene Hasenberg Butter is a well-known peace activist, Holocaust survivor, and Professor Emerita of Public Health at the University of Michigan. She is a frequent and favored inspirational speaker, talking about her experience during World War II and stressing the importance of “never a bystander” and that one person can make a difference.

This lecture is being presented in conjunction with the 48th Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches, but is free of charge and open to the public.

There will be a public reception at 7pm prior to the lecture.

Lecture Series

Professor Sunday Lecture Series
2 pm | JO 4.614 
Reception to follow all lectures

April 8: Dr. Zsuzsanna Ozsváth, Leah and Paul Lewis Chair in Holocaust Studies
“Rebuilding after the Holocaust”
April 15: Dr. David Patterson, Hillel A. Feinberg Chair in Holocaust Studies
“Emil L. Fackenheim: A Jewish Philosopher’s Response to the Holocaust”
April 22: Dr. Nils Roemer, Stan and Barbara Rabin Professor of Holocaust Studies
“Remembering the Holocaust and the War in Post-war Germany”

Parking will be available in Parking Structure 3

All events are open to the public and free of charge, but donations are welcome and appreciated.
Questions? Please contact us at [email protected]