Ackerman Chronicle

September 30, 2021

Newsletter for the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at UT Dallas

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“The Surprising Global Legacy of Anne Frank”

Tuesday, Oct. 5th, 4pm

This is an online event.

NOTE - This is a virtual lecture at 4pm CDT.

This event is free of charge, but pre-registration is requested by clicking here.

Remembering Dr. Hobson Wildenthal (1937-2021)

Dr. Wildenthal was a longtime friend and champion of the Center, and we are proud to be part of the important legacy that he leaves at UT Dallas. Learn more about the instrumental role he played in the creation and growth of the Ackerman Center in this video, which was made when he was honored with the inaugural Edward M. Ackerman Leadership Award in 2019.
Dr. Hobson Wildenthal Receives Inaugural Edward M. Ackerman Leadership Award

Memorial Service for Dr. Wildenthal

The Wildenthal family has announced the details for Dr. Wildenthal's memorial service, to be held on October 14th at 2pm on the UT Dallas Campus. Any friends of the Ackerman Center who would like to attend are welcome.


The family has graciously asked for gifts to be made to the Ackerman Center, Wildenthal Honors College, or another charity of choice in lieu of flowers. Gifts can be made via a dedicated memorial giving page by clicking here. You can select where your gift goes by using the drop-down menu.

In Case You Missed It

In addition to hiring Dr. Pedro Gonzalez Corona (right) this semester, the Ackerman Center has also hired Dr. Emily-Rose Baker as a Visiting Assistant Professor.
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Learn More about the Ackerman Center

The Ackerman Center is a distinguished and publicly-engaged academic center that offers an in-depth view of the Holocaust, genocide, and human rights studies within a dedicated facility. Click here or on the thumbnail above to learn more.
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This issue of the "Ackerman Chronicle" was made possible by:


Cynthia Seton-Rogers
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