Ackerman Center Newsletter

The Ackerman Center is published its first Annual Newsletter highlighting our programs and the accomplishments of our students. The full Annual Newsletter can be viewed here.

Annual Scholars’ Conference

The dates, theme, and Call for Papers for the 49th Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches have been announced. More information can be found here.

The News Center article about this important conference can be read here.

Ackerman Center Faculty in the Spotlight

Dr. Zsuzsanna Ozsváth and Dr. Nils Roemer were featured in the October issue of Dallas Jewish MonthlyThe article can be viewed here.

Dr. Nils Roemer attended and presented at an event marking the Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in Mexico City. More information about the program can be found here.

Dr. David Patterson has been invited to serve on the Executive Committee of the International Academic Board of Advisors for the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP). More information about this organization can be found on their website.

Students in the Spotlight

Pedro Gonzalez presented a lecture, “Epistemic Dialogues, Memory Spaces, and Peripheral Knowledge: The Case of the Museum of Memory and Tolerance in Mexico City” at the International Conference on Interculturalism and Multiculturalism in Portugal on March 30, 2019.

Ackerman Center Research Assistants Sarah Hashmi and Chrissy Stanford presented at the South Eastern Council of Latin American Studies in Oaxaca, Mexico March 28-30, 2019. Sarah presented the paper, “En la Solidaridad Continental: The OIAA’s Propaganda Campaign in Latin America.” Chrissy presented the paper, “Deported from Latin America: German Internee Newspapers in Seagoville Camp.”

Graduating this semester from the Holocaust Studies Program:
Scott Swartsfager (PhD in Humanities – History of Ideas)

To read about some of our students’ accomplishments this past academic year, please click here.

Holocaust Studies Resource Guide

The UT Dallas McDermott Library has created a subject guide that is available online to assist students and other users in conducting research using the resources available through the library.

The guide is available online.


An Evening With Zsuzsi

The Ackerman Center hosted an event on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at UT Dallas to honor Professor Zsuzsanna Ozsváth and benefit the newly established Istvan and Zsuzsanna Ozsváth Research Fund to support graduate student research in Holocaust Studies. Please visit our Facebook page to see photographs from the Evening

More information about the event, including how to donate to the Ozsváth Research Fund, can be found on the event’s webpage.