Holocaust Memorial Night - Showing of Denial

Commemoration and discussion on reasons for Holocaust denial

Film - Denial

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Time: 6-9:30 p.m.
Location: McComsey Hall, Myers Auditorium 260
The event is free and open to the public.

The film Denial (2016) will be shown at the Holocaust Memorial Night. The movie is based on Deborah Lipstadt's book History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier.  Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University, Deborah Lipstadt, was sued by the British Holocaust denier David Irving for libel. The court decided that "Lipstadt's accusations against Irving were substantially true and therefore not libelous." Irving repeatedly denied the Holocaust in his works. The Times (April 14, 2000, p. 23) wrote about Lipstadt's victory, "History has had its day in court and scored a crushing victory."


MU Faculty Presentations:
 
Dr. Shawn P. Gallagher, Department of Psychology:
Sigmund Freud and Early Theories of Denial
 
Dr. Victoria Khiterer, History Department:
Holocaust Denial and the Rise of Anti-Semitism
 
Moderator:
Dr. Tanya Kevorkian, History Department

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