Course: The Holocaust: Heroes and Villains (OSH-HEROVILLN)

The Holocaust: Heroes and Villains will explore the stages of the Holocaust from discrimination to segregation to emigration to expropriation to concentration to elimination. The course will cover the time period of 1933-1945 with additional context based on Germany's long history of antisemitism, the WWI aftermath including the Weimar Republic and the rise of the Nazi Party.

We will explore the great debate on the causes of the Holocaust exemplified by the two schools of thought based on the writings of historian Christopher Browning who believes multiple, situational factors and German societal characteristics better explain the Final Solution vs Daniel Goldhagen who believes a unique German eliminationist antisemitism was responsible. The course will include a Holocaust survivor (likely by Zoom) provided by the Virginia Holocaust Museum to recount the personal horrors experienced during this extraordinary time.

 Session: OSH324.HEROVILLN (SOLD OUT! Waitlist available)

Schedule: Tuesdays; 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/2, 7/9 & 7/16
Times: 01:00pm - 03:00pm


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Paul Glancy

Facility Detail

Special Programs Building
Special Programs Building, Classroom 156
490 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173