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Thursday November 10
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Nancy Patz '52, born in Baltimore, attended Goucher College for two years before accompanying her husband to Stanford University where she graduated as an art and English major. An author/illustrator, she has written and/or illustrated 13 popular picture books. Who Was the Woman Who Wore the Hat? (2003, Dutton) won the Sydney Taylor Award, among other prizes. Her portraits for 18 Stones (2011, Jewish Museum of Maryland) were premiered in her solo exhibits at The Jewish Museum of Maryland and at Holocaust Museum Houston, where she lectured at workshops for 12 years. Patz's drawings of artifacts in the Spring 2014 issue of PRISM were exhibited at Goucher College and at Temple Oheb Shalom in Baltimore, and at The Anne Frank House, New York. Patz's most recent books are Life on the Page: A Graphic Memoir (2019, Barton Books) and the subject of her presentation with co-author Karen Shawn, I Could Not Heal You, The Second Generation Grapples With Its Holocaust Legacy. Karen Shawn, Ph.D., is an associate professor and director of educational outreach at Yeshiva University's Emil A. and Jenny Fish Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. The founding editor of YU's PRISM: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Holocaust Educators, she has presented at conferences across America, Israel, and Europe, has written over 80 articles and essays on Holocaust education, and has co-edited the two-volume The Call of Memory, an anthology of Holocaust narratives and accompanying teachers' guide. Associate Vice President for the Library and Learning Commons Michelle Hammond will moderate the event.
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