Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust

In honor of International Women's Day, Western Washington University’s Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of Holocaust, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity will host Anne Cubilié for “Impossibility of Witness: Justice, Gender, and Operational Practice” at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 7 in Miller Hall…

Although the powers that be at Western Washington University are thrilled that the printed posters comprising the “Hello, Dear Enemy! Picture Books for Peace and Humanity” exhibit will be on display at three of the school’s library galleries from Jan. 23 through March 22, they admit to being…

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.

Now…

 

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…

Members of the Western community who have responded to the destruction and vandalism of books in Western’s Jewish Studies Collection have replaced the books and grown the collection, illustrating the community’s resolve against acts of antisemitism and other forms of hate, bigotry and violence,…

Western Libraries will hold an event at 10 a.m., Tuesday, April 10 in the fourth floor Reading Room of Wilson Library to showcase new books purchased and donated to replace books damaged during recent incidents of antisemitic vandalism.

Western Libraries invites the campus community to…

The French section of Western Washington University’s Department of Modern and Classical Languages, in conjunction with the Department of History, the English Department, and the Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Crimes Against Humanity, will host the Tournées…

This winter, the Wolpow Institute at WWU is partnerning with several units on campus in co-sponsoring the following talks:

"Unspeakable Suffering: Sexualized Violence, Survivor Testimony, and International Justice" by Jonneke Koomen of Willamette University, Wednesday…

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…

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