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2018 Kristallnacht Commemoration: Laws of the Holocaust: Discrimination… Segregation …Extermination


How do governments institutionalize hatred? How do governments legalize the murder of its own citizens, and their children? The Nazi government in the 1930s took traditional antisemitism and created a bureaucratic superstructure whose goals were to disenfranchise and eventually exterminate its own citizens and those who fell under its control. What was the legal progression that started with discrimination and ended with the genocide of European Jewry?

Join Professor Janet Levit, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, The University of Tulsa and Associate Professor Carsten Schapkow, University of Oklahoma, J.L Brammer Jr, Presidential Professor in History, Department of History and Schusterman Center for Judaic and Israel Studies, as they discuss the legal path and consequences that led to the extermination of European Jewry.

This program is free and suitable for adults and youth in the sixth grade and above. No reservations required.

Sunday, Nov. 4 · 2 p.m.

Jewish Federation of Tulsa · Sylvan Auditorium · 2021 E. 71st St. · 918-495-1100

A Discussion with Professors Janet Levit, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, The University of Tulsa
Carsten Schapkow, OU Associate Professor, Department of History

Moderated by Dr. Joli Jensen, Hazel Rogers Professor of Media Studies, University of Tulsa

 

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