- This past summer, Susan Ferentinos, Graduate Careers Coordinator (Ph.D., Indiana University) was invited to speak before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands, as part of a forum on making public lands welcoming and inclusive of LGBTQ individuals. Sue spoke specifically about designating additional National Historic Sites related to LGBTQ history and interpreting long-suppressed LGBTQ stories at existing sites. A recording of the full forum, including Sue’s comments, is available to view at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4yZWXVlwwU
- On September 12, Peter Guardino participated in a presentation of his book La
marchafúnebre: Una historiade la Guerra entre México y Estados Unidos, the Spanish language version of The Dead March: A History of the Mexican American War, at Mexico’s Foreign Ministry in Mexico City. The panel was led by Secretary of Foreign Relations Marcelo Ebrard, who had read both the English and Spanish versions of the book.
- Julia Riegel, Ph.D. student, gave an invited lecture titled “Cultural Erasure, Cultural Endurance: Music in the Warsaw Ghetto” as part of a program called “Erasing Cultural Memory: Music and Discussion on the Impact of War” sponsored by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
- Mark Roseman’s op-ed “Finding inspiration in an anti-Nazi resistance group” was published in the LA Times digital and print editions, on Sunday, September 15. It can be viewed here: https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2019-09-15/nazi-germany-resistance-jews-holocaust-ethics