Online Event: Release of Journal of Holocaust Research Issue in Honor of Lawrence Langer’s Work

By Christy Bailey-Tomecek - October 14, 2020

The Fortunoff Video Archive will host an online event marking the publication of a special issue of the Journal of Holocaust Research in commemoration of the 90th birthday of Professor Lawrence Langer. Langer, Professor Emeritus at Simmons College, who also contributed a piece to this special issue, remains one of the most productive, important thinkers and authors on Holocaust testimony.

Please join us for a series of short presentations by contributors to the special issue, as well as a response by Professor Langer.

When: November 1, 10 AM EST

The following scholars who contributed to the volume will present a short summary of their papers:

  • Michal Aharony, Editor, Journal of Holocaust Research
  • Gabriel Finder, Co-editor, Professor in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures and the Jewish Studies Program at the University of Virginia
  • Jennifer L. Geddes, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, University of Virginia
  • Sarah Horwitz, Professor of Comparative Literature and Humanities at York University, Toronto
  • Lawrence Langer, Professor Emeritus, Simmons College
  • Barry Langford, Professor, Film Studies, Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Joanne Rudof, Former Archivist, Fortunoff Video Archive
  • Noah Shenker, N. Milgrom and 6a Foundation Senior Lecturer in Holocaust and Genocide Studies within the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation at Monash University
  • Dawn Skorczewski, Co-editor, Research Professor of English at Brandeis University, CLUE+ Fellow, VU Amsterdam
  • Dan Stone, Co-editor, Professor of Modern History, Royal Holloway, University of London

For more information on the volume, visit

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