Revisiting the Special Issue of the Journal of Holocaust Research for Lawrence L. Langer

By Stephen Naron - February 7, 2024

On November 1, 2020, the Fortunoff Video Archive hosted 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.

Speakers included: 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; Sara Horowitz, Professor of Comparative Literature and Humanities at York University, Toronto; Lawrence Langer, Professor Emeritus, Simmons College; 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.

Watch the recording here.

Read the journal articles here.

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