Ackerman Center Newsletter

The Ackerman Center launched its first official bi-weekly newsletter, The Ackerman Chronicle, earlier this semester.
The most recent issue can be viewed by clicking here.

48th Annual Scholars’ Conference

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

A feature article in the Texas Jewish Post about the ASC can be read here.

TV and radio personality Scott Murray interviewed Ackerman Center Director Dr. Nils Roemer and immediate past president of the Annual Scholars’ Conference Dr. Marcia Sachs Littell on the upcoming Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches. The conference will take place March 3-5, 2018 at the Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center at The University of Texas at Dallas. Listen here.

Ackerman Center Faculty in the Spotlight

Dr. Zsuzsanna Ozsváth has been selected by the University to receive the 2018 Inclusive Excellence and Intercultural Teaching Award. This Award will be presented to her by the Office of Diversity and Community Engagement during their upcoming 9th Annual Diversity Awards Ceremony at 5:30pm on April 19th in the Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center. More information can be found online.

Professors David Patterson and Nils Roemer were presented with the prestigious Eternal Flame Award at the 48th Annual Scholars’ Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches. More information can be found here.

Students in the Spotlight

Graduating this semester from the Holocaust Studies Program:

Mary Catherine Mueller (PhD), Rebecca Thompson (PhD), Sarah Hashmi (MA), and Trisha Murphy (MA).

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.

Calls for Applications/Papers

Call for Papers:

Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism at Indiana University
March 23-27, 2019
Bloomington, Indiana 

More information can be found here.

Submission deadline is June 1, 2018

50th Annual Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies
December 16-18, 2018
Boston, MA

The AJS conference offers many ways to highlight cutting-edge scholarship, promote scholarly collaboration, network with diverse colleagues, and mentor future scholars. More detailed information about the conference (Registration, Hotel, and Meal Information) on the AJS website.

Submission deadline is May 3, 2018.

Publishing Opportunity:
Holocaust. Studii şi cercetări (Holocaust. Study and Research) is an annual peer-reviewed scientific journal dedicated to the publication of academic and scientific research papers on subjects like Holocaust, antisemitism, xenophobia, discrimination etc. The journal is now seeking papers for its upcoming issue in 2018. Our particular interest is on archival and testimonies research papers, case studies and book reviews that address these issues primarily in the Romanian context, but also the European one.   More information can be found online.

Submission deadline is July 31, 2018.


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.