Upcoming Events

Lecture

“Rescuing the Children: Remembering the Kindertransport”
Phyllis Lassner, Professor Emerita at Northwestern University
October 30, 2019 | 7pm – Davidson Auditorium (JSOM)

Dr. Lassner will discuss the Kindertransport children who were rescued by Britain between December 1938 and September 1939.

Please follow the signs from the main University entrance off of Cambell Road to Lot U, where there will be shuttles to take you to the event venue. Please allow for this and arrive between 6:30 – 6:45pm if possible). A map for parking can be found here.

Special Event

Ackerman Center Leadership Dinner
November 17, 2019 | 5:30pm – Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center

Mark your calendars to join us in honoring the inaugural recipient of the Edward M. Ackerman Leadership Award, Executive Vice-President and long-time friend of the Ackerman Center Dr. Hobson Wildenthal. University of Texas System Chancellor James Milliken will be a special guest speaker.

For more information and to register for this event, please click here. Note – seating is limited, and we do expect this event to be sold out.

Annual Conference Anniversary

The 50th Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches will be March 7-10, 2020. Please join us for this special event. More information will be posted as it becomes available.


The Ackerman Center is in the process of scheduling events for the upcoming semester. Please check back as we will be adding them as they are finalized. 


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