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An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Race, Public Health and the Science of Nationalism

The Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters and the Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education invite you to an academic symposium to be held on 
February 10, 2014  in conjunction with  the on-going exhibition “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race” on display in the Schmidt Galleries  from December 12, 2013 to February 14, 2014. Faculty and student scholars will present papers on a variety  of themes related to the legacies of Eugenics. All presentations will take place in the  Majestic Palm Room   on the Boca Raton campus. In addition to the various panels of papers, we are pleased to host two keynote addresses from experts on Eugenics in two different disciplines:

9 am, 
Dr. Fabiola López-Durán
Assistant Professor of Art History, Rice University presents
Eugenics in the Tropics: Architecture and Race in Modern Brazil

2 pm, Dr. Alan Berger
Raddock Family Eminent Scholar Chair in Holocaust Studies
Director, Center for the Study of Values and Violence after Auschwitz
Florida Atlantic University  presents
Eugenics and the Holocaust:  Rehearsal for Destruction


For additional information, contact Associate Dean of Research in the College of Arts and Letters, Dr. Michael J. Horswell  horswell@fau.edu .  This Symposium is sponsored by the Peace Studies Student Association, the Peace Studies Certificate program and the PhD in Comparative Studies of The Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters  and by the Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education of the College of Education.

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