IUPUI’s Department of Religious Studies invites you to join one of the country’s foremost academic authorities on memorials and sacred spaces for a lecture on the development, building, and impact of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Edward T. Linenthal is author of Preserving Memory: The Struggle to Create America’s Holocaust Museum, The Unfinished Bombing: Oklahoma City in American Memory, and Sacred Ground: America and Their Battlefields. A former visiting scholar of civic engagement and public history at the U.S. National Park Service, he has served on the Flight 93 Memorial Commission and has been a member of an advisory group for the memorial to those murdered in the terrorist attack in Norway in 2011.
Professor Linenthal will give a lecture on “The Struggle to Create America’s Holocaust Museum” on April 24, 2017, at 6pm in the IUPUI Campus Center, Room 409. If needed, parking is available in the Vermont Street Garage.
This event is sponsored by the IUPUI Department of Religious Studies.