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James Young: “Holocaust Memorials and the 9/11 New York Memorial”
March 9, 2011 @ 8:00 am - 9:10 am | Classroom Unit 2
Professor James Young, Director of Jewish and Holocaust Studies at UMass Amherst, will speak Wednesday March 9 at UCSC. His talk will take place in Classroom Building Unit 2 from 8 -9:10 am as part of a class on the Holocaust and is open to the general public. Professor Young was the Chair of the Berlin Holocaust Commission and is the Chair of the 9/11 Memorial Commission in New York City.
He will be speaking about “Holocaust Memorials and the 9/11 New York Memorial” — Professor Young is an alumnus of UCSC and holds a PhD from the campus. He is the General Editor of the Posen Library of Jewish Civilization, published by Yale University Press, and the author of important books on the Holocaust and Visual Memory, including At Memory’s Edge.