Holocaust Memorial Exhibit

Holocaust Memorial Exhibit
When
Monday May 07, 2018 - 4:00 pm
Where
Hirt Academic Center
Students in Dr. Averill Earls’ “History & Memory of the Holocaust” class will create a pop-up Holocaust Memorial exhibit to honor the memory of those who died and were persecuted. The exhibit will be open Monday, May 7, from 4 to 8 p.m. in Rooms 212, 213 and 214 of Mercyhurst’s Hirt Academic Center. With a focus on giving a "Voice to the Voiceless," in addition to memorializing Jewish victims of the Holocaust, they will integrate non-Jewish victims into their displays, including the Roma/Scintii, homosexuals, political prisoners, Catholics, Jehovah's Witnesses, and more. The centerpiece will be an abstract display of flowers, hung upside down to represent the inverted colored triangular patches worn by concentration camp inmates. The exhibit will also include audio and visual elements, as well as “learn more” stations where students will discuStudents in Dr. Averill Earls’ “History & Memory of the Holocaust” class will create a pop-up Holocaust Memorial exhibit to honor the memory of those who died and were persecuted. The exhibit will be open Monday, May 7, from 4 to 8 p.m. in Rooms 212, 213 and 214 of Mercyhurst’s Hirt Academic Center. With a focus on giving a "Voice to the Voiceless," in addition to memorializing Jewish victims of the Holocaust, they will integrate non-Jewish victims into their displays, including the Roma/Scintii, homosexuals, political prisoners, Catholics, Jehovah's Witnesses, and more. The centerpiece will be an abstract display of flowers, hung upside down to represent the inverted colored triangular patches worn by concentration camp inmates. The exhibit will also include audio and visual elements, as well as “learn more” stations where students will discuss their research. The exhibit is free and open to the public; for information, contact Dr. Averill Earls.ss their research. The exhibit is free and open to the public; for information, contact Dr. Averill Earls.