Powell-Heller Conference for Holocaust Education

“Holocaust Denial And Distortion”

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Free and Open to the Public
(subject to change)
8:30-8:45am:

Coffee and Mingle- outside of Regency Room

8:45-9:00am: Greetings

President Belton
Representative from Yad Vashem
Nancy Powell

9:00-10:00am: “Holocaust Denial and Distortion``

Dr. Yehuda Bauer, Professor of Holocaust Studies at the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

10:00-10:30am: Commentary and Q&A

Hosted by Dr. Christopher R. Browning, Frank Porter Graham Professor Emeritus of History at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, NC

10:30-11:00am: BREAK

Coffee refresh outside Regency Room

11:00-12:00pm: “Holocaust Denial in the Courtroom: the Zuendel and Irving-Lipstadt Trials”

Dr. Christopher R. Browning, Frank Porter Graham Professor Emeritus of History at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, NC

Introduction by Dr. Robert P. Ericksen, Mayer Chair of Holocaust Studies Emeritus, PLU

Presentations from the Mayer Summer Research Scholars – introduced by Natalie Mayer and Lisa Marcus, Chair of Holocaust and Genocide Studies and Professor of English, PLU