In conjunction with the exhibition “Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross,” explore the history and documentation of a harrowing moment in history.

Tuesdays, March 21–April 11, 10:30 am–Noon
Remis Auditorium

OR

Thursdays, March 23–April 13, 7–8:30 pm
Alfond Auditorium

Take the full four-week course or pick and choose the lectures that interest you most.

Above: Lodz ghetto: Henryk Ross photographing for identification cards, Jewish Administration, Department of Statistics, 1940. Gelatin silver print. Art Gallery of Ontario, Gift from Archive of Modern Conflict, 2007.


Ticket Packages

Multi-session course packages are available. Please note that this course package is not available after the date of the first session.

For more information and to purchase individual sessions, select from the “In This Series” section.

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Members $96.00
Nonmembers $120.00

In This Series

Photograph of Henryk Ross photographing for identification cards

Lectures and Courses

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“I wanted to leave a historical record...”: Henryk Ross and His...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
10:30 am12:00 pm

Photographer Henryk Ross (1910–1991) recorded the daily struggles of the Jewish community in the Lodz Ghetto in Poland during the Nazi regime (1940–...

Photograph of Henryk Ross photographing for identification cards

Lectures and Courses

1 of 4
“I wanted to leave a historical record...”: Henryk Ross and His...
Thursday, March 23, 2017
7:00 pm8:30 pm

Photographer Henryk Ross (1910–1991) recorded the daily struggles of the Jewish community in the Lodz Ghetto in Poland during the Nazi regime (1940–...

Henryk Ross, Lodz Ghetto: Boy walking in front of the bridge crossing Zigerska (the "Aryan") street, 1940-44

Lectures and Courses

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Lodz, a Jewish City
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
10:30 am12:00 pm

The lecture describes the evolution of Lodz as the largest textile-manufacturing center in the Tsarist Empire, the nature of the Jewish community...

Henryk Ross, Lodz Ghetto: Boy walking in front of the bridge crossing Zigerska (the "Aryan") street, 1940-44

Lectures and Courses

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Lodz, a Jewish City
Thursday, March 30, 2017
7:00 pm8:30 pm

The lecture describes the evolution of Lodz as the largest textile-manufacturing center in the Tsarist Empire, the nature of the Jewish community...

enryk Ross, Lodz Ghetto: Man walking in winter in the ruins of the synagogue on Wolborska street (destroyed by Germans 1939)

Lectures and Courses

3 of 4
Reimagining the Holocaust: Jewish Ghetto Photographers
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
10:30 am12:00 pm

German photographers took the vast majority of Holocaust photography, and produced the most iconic images,such as the so-called Warsaw Ghetto Boy,...

enryk Ross, Lodz Ghetto: Man walking in winter in the ruins of the synagogue on Wolborska street (destroyed by Germans 1939)

Lectures and Courses

3 of 4
Reimagining the Holocaust: Jewish Ghetto Photographers
Thursday, April 6, 2017
7:00 pm8:30 pm

German photographers took the vast majority of Holocaust photography, and produced the most iconic images, such as the so-called Warsaw Ghetto Boy,...

Bob Adelman, Enthusiastic march participants as King speaks, Washington D.C., 1963

Lectures and Courses

4 of 4
Art, Photography, and Social Protest
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
10:30 am12:00 pm

Learn about how contemporary artists have responded to photographic imagery from three major social movements—the United States Civil Rights Movement...

Bob Adelman, Enthusiastic march participants as King speaks, Washington D.C., 1963

Lectures and Courses

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Art, Photography, and Social Protest
Thursday, April 13, 2017
7:00 pm8:30 pm

Learn about how contemporary artists have responded to photographic imagery from three major social movements—the United States Civil Rights Movement...