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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 for the 50th Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches have been announced, March 7-10, 2020. More information can be found here.

Alumni in the Spotlight

Dr. Melvin Macklin, the first recipient of the Holocaust Certificate, has received a grant for his current project, Jewish Children Survivors of the Holocaust: Devastation, Re-humanization, and Recovery. Read more about this project here. You can also read the UT Dallas News Center article about him 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.

Call for Papers

CFP: Celan’s Theory of Poetry Today
June 4 – June 6, 2020
Universität Zürich, Switzerland

More information about this conference on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of Paul Celan’s birth and the 50th anniversary of his death can be found online here.

Submission deadline: June 30, 2019

Invitation to Submit Entries

Scholars are invited to contribute articles related to all aspects of Jewish/Israeli history to the Jewish Virtual Library. Submissions will also be considered for the online Israel Studies Anthology, a free online textbook with sections on History, Society & Culture, Democracy, Wars and the Peace Process, and International Relations.
Click here for more information.


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.