History Department Calendar
The Samuel Golfard Diary of the Holocaust in Ukraine (Updated 9/29/11)
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm, Monday, October 17 (2011), Butler Board Room
Wendy Lower, a specialist in the history of the Holocaust, and author of Nazi Empire-Building and the Holocaust in the Ukraine, earned her PhD at American University in 1999. Her lecture will focus on her new book, The Diary of Samuel Golfard and the Holocaust in Galicia. Based on the rare diary of a slave laborer, the diary was rescued by Holocaust survivor Jacob Litman. His son Dr. Robert Litman will also participate in the program. Lower is the German Project Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Oral Histories of German Witnesses to the War and Holocaust project.