Sandra Alfers

Western’s Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity will look at the impact of the Franco dictatorship on Spain during a free online film screening and panel discussion this October.

The webinar, “Breaking the Pact of Forgetting: The Franco…

Noémi Ban, a survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp who became an outspoken advocate and educator on the horrors of the Holocaust and the enduring power of love and tolerance, died on Friday, June 7 at the age of 96.

Ban had been a frequent speaker at Western since the mid…

The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University (HEF) will hold its inaugural Regional Institute for faculty from the U.S. and Canada at Western Washington University May 10-12.

Founded in 1976 by Zev Weiss, a Holocaust survivor and trained educator, the Holocaust…

Western Washington University’s Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity is partnering with the Holocaust Center for Humanity in Seattle to host the workshop "Teaching the Holocaust 101" on Thursday, Oct. 18.

The workshop, which is open…

Sandra Alfers, professor of German in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and director of the Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity has been named a recipient of the 2018 Rep. Timm Ormbsy Award for Faculty Citizenship.

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It's the last week of the Tournées Film Festival at Western Washington University. Tonight at 7:00PM in VU 552 "Francofonia" by Aleksandr Sokurov. Another film you don't want to miss:

"The film is almost impossible to categories – it falls somewhere between…

Sandra Alfers, Western Washington University professor of German and director of the Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity, joined colleagues from across the U.S. in the first national summit of…

Western Washington University’s Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity and the Western Foundation will host Deborah Lipstadt, the Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University in Atlanta, from 7:30-9 p.m. on…

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