Lectures and Courses

Lodz Ghetto: Memory Unearthed

March 21–April 13, 2017

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.

Ticket Policies

Members
$96.00
Nonmembers
$120.00

Past Events

Course

March 21, 2017
10:30 am–12:00 pm

Photographer Henryk Ross (1910–1991) recorded the daily struggles of the Jewish community in the Lodz Ghetto in Poland during the Nazi regime (1940–45...

Course

March 23, 2017
7:00 pm–8:30 pm

Photographer Henryk Ross (1910–1991) recorded the daily struggles of the Jewish community in the Lodz Ghetto in Poland during the Nazi regime (1940–45...

Course

March 28, 2017
10:30 am–12:00 pm

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

Course

March 30, 2017
7:00 pm–8:30 pm

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

Course

April 4, 2017
10:30 am–12:00 pm

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

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April 6, 2017
7:00 pm–8:30 pm

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

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April 11, 2017
10:30 am–12:00 pm

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

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April 13, 2017
7:00 pm–8:30 pm

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