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Sacred Heart University’s Annual Lachowicz Lecture with a topic of “Rethinking Polish-Jewish Relations during the Holocaust: Anatomy of a Complex Relationship”

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WHAT:  Sacred Heart University’s Annual Lachowicz Lecture with a topic of “Rethinking Polish-Jewish Relations during the Holocaust: Anatomy of a Complex Relationship”


WHO:  Dr. Michael Dobkowski, professor of Religious Studies at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, will look at Polish rescue behavior in the context of the history of the complex Polish-Jewish history and relationship. His main areas of interest include Holocaust studies, American anti-Semitism, the American Jewish experience, the history of Judaism, and the history of Zionism and modern Israel.


WHERE:  University Commons at Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Avenue, Fairfield, CT


WHEN:  Thursday, November 8, at 7 p.m.


SPONSOR:  The lecture is sponsored by the University’s Polish Studies Fund and the Human Journey Colloquia Series.  The Polish Studies Fund is a long-standing endowment established by the late Professor Francis Lachowicz to promote the study of Polish history, culture and language. Professor Lachowicz taught at SHU from 1978 to 1995 in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages.


TICKETS:  The event is free and open to the public.


PRESS:  Media coverage is welcomed.  Please contact Funda Alp at 203-396-8241 or alpf@sacredheart.edu for further information.

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