KHRCA 2016-17 Colloquia - Event 1: Refuge Denied: St. Louis Passengers and the Holocaust

Start Date: September 21 2016 - 12:20 PM

End Date: September 21 2016 - 01:50 PM

Audience: General Public Event

Category: Community

Location: S-111


KHRCA 2016-17 Colloquia - Fleeing Genocide: Displacement, Exile and the Refugee. Event 1: Refuge Denied: St. Louis Passengers and the Holocaust.


Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 at 12:20pm.

Speakers: Dr. Scott Miller, Director of Curatorial Affairs, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Dr. Susan Jacobowitz, Associate Professor of English, Queensborough Community College. Dr. Miller, discusses his book, co-authored with Sarah Ogilvie, on the fate of the passengers of the SS St. Louis ship that left Nazi Germany in 1939 only to be turned away by the Cuban and US governments upon arrival.



Contact Name: Marisa Hollywood

Contact Phone: 718-281-5770

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