Martin Heidegger during inauguration parade to become Rector
of Freiburg University in May, 1933.
Heidegger is the short gentleman in the middle.
The symposium will explore the mutation of academic ideals under National Socialism, when the German university system promoted Nazi ideology and helped the state eliminate its diverse community. Fourteen scholars, from across the U.S. and abroad, will examine core academic disciplines, including anthropology, philosophy, classics, Assyriology, theology, law, and music.
Betrayal of the Humanities: The University During the Third Reich
Sunday April 15, 9a.m.-5p.m. and Monday, April 16 9a.m. - 12P.m. Mondale Hall. University of Minnesota.
The symposium is co-organized by Bernard Levinson, Berman Family Chair in Jewish Studies and Hebrew Bible and Bruno Chaouat, Director, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies.
The symposium is free and open to the public. However, reservations are required. To reserve a seat for Sunday and/or Monday please click here.
Public Program: "Is There Anti-Jewish Bias in Today's University?"
Alvin H. Rosenfeld, Irving
Glazer Chair in Jewish Studies; Director, Institute for the Study of
Sunday, April 15, 7:30 p.m. Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School for Public Affairs
Free and open to the public. No reservations are required for the public event.