Upcoming Events

Film Screening

Persona Non Grata: The Chiune Sugihara Story
August 28, 2019 | 7pm – ATEC Lecture Hall

The true story of the Japanese diplomat who acted against orders to save thousands of Jewish lives from Nazi extermination. The film’s trailer can be viewed here.

Registration is not required but is appreciated. Please register here.

Presented in conjunction with AJC Dallas, Aaron Family JCC, and Japan America Society.

Musical Performance

Duo Mantar
October 12, 2019  | 
The Jonsson Performance Hall

Jacob Reuven (mandolin) and Adam Levin (guitar) will present a program of Israeli, Jewish and Sephardic pieces as part of the UT Dallas Guitar Series.

Presented in conjunction with the School of Arts & Humanities.

Burton C. Einspruch Holocaust Lecture Series

October 20-21, 2019 | The Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center

This year’s lectures will be presented by Dr. Mark Roseman, the Pat M Glazer Chair in Jewish Studies at Indiana University Bloomington. More information will be forthcoming as it is available.

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.

More information to be posted as it becomes available.

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]