Ackerman Chronicle

July 13, 2020 | Special Issue

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Please join Dr. Nils Roemer and Dr. Sarah Valente at 2pm Central Standard Time for a live conversation about the newly-released documentary Anne Frank Parallel Stories. Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren retraces the life of Anne Frank through the pages of her diary and introduces us to the stories of five other Holocaust survivors. We invite you to watch this documentary, which is available on Netflix, prior to our conversation. A Q&A session will follow.
Anne Frank: Parallel Stories | Extended Trailer | Jan 2020 | CinEvents

Anne Frank Parallel Stories: A Live Conversation with Dr. Nils Roemer and Dr. Sarah Valente

Thursday, July 16th, 2pm

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Save the Date

The first-person account of Genie Milgrom, a direct descendant of the Spanish-Portuguese Jews, will scintillate with the details of her journey back 615 years to 1405 Pre-Inquisition Spain and Portugal to locate her Jewish ancestors. Join us to follow the many twists and turns she followed in order to trace a family that had spun webs around themselves to hide from the Inquisitors. Presented in conjunction with the Southwest Jewish Congress.


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Listen to the Latest Episode of the Ackerman Center Podcast

In the latest episode of the Ackerman Center Podcast, Dr. Nils Roemer and Dr. Sarah Valente and welcomed a special guest: Adam Strom, the Director of Re-Imagining Migration in Boston, and the former Director of Scholarship and Innovation at Facing History and Ourselves. Throughout his career, Mr. Strom has connected the academy to classrooms and the community by using the latest scholarship to encourage learning about identity, bias, belonging, history, and the challenges and opportunities of civic engagement in our globalized world. The resources developed under Strom’s direction have been used in tens of thousands of classrooms and experienced by millions of students around the world. Listen to their exciting conversation now streaming on Anchor, Apple Podcasts & Spotify.

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