Join us as Professor Samuel Kassow illuminates life in the Lodz Ghetto with two fascinating lectures: “What was Different About the Lodz Ghetto?” (from 12:30 to 1:30 PM) and “Culture in the Lodz Ghetto: Reportage Photography and Poetry” (from 2:00 to 3:00 PM).
Following the lectures, seminar attendees are invited to visit our new special exhibition, Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross.
When Henryk Ross was confined to the Lodz Ghetto in Poland in 1940, he was put to work by the Nazi regime as a bureaucratic photographer for the Jewish Administration’s Statistics department. Ross risked his life to secretly document the horrors and complexities of life in the Lodz Ghetto. Memory Unearthed reveals more than 200 of Ross’s extraordinary photographs, supplemented by artifacts and testimony and presented in the context of Lodz Ghetto history.
Free; registration required