Melton Scholars class.*
Wednesdays, 12:00-1:30pm 2/12/20 - 5/13/20
“I don’t want to have lived in vain like most people. I want to be useful or bring enjoyment to all people, even those I’ve never met. I want to go on living even after my death!” — Anne Frank
Course Description :
A literary journey into the world of Jewish individuals and communities as the events of the Holocaust unfold around them. A profound record of first-person accounts in diaries and memoirs uncovered in the years since the Holocaust. Remarkable insights into the struggle for life as both young and old writers describe day-to-day life coping in the ghettos, imprisoned in the death camps, hiding on the run, and fighting for their lives. Unforgettable images that help us understand the real events of the Holocaust and its legacy for us today.
Dates: Feb. 12, 19, 26; Mar. 4, 11, 18; Apr. 1, 22, 29; May 6, 13