Jennifer Rodgers will speak at Flagler College on March 19.
Jennifer Rodgers, the 2011-2012 Ben and Zelda Cohen Fellow at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, will speak at Flagler College on March 19.
Rodgers will speak on “The Politics of Holocaust Memory” from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Gamache-Koger Theater in the Ringhaver Student Center on the corner of Sevilla and King streets in St. Augustine. It is free and open to the public.
Rodgers is a PhD candidate in history at the University of Pennsylvania. She received a master’s degree in history from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in German and European studies from American University. For her Ben and Zelda Cohen Fellowship, she is conducting research for her dissertation, “From the 'Archive of Horrors' to the 'Shop Window of Democracy': The International Tracing Service and the Transnational Politics of the Past.”
Rodgers’ lecture is also sponsored by the Campus Outreach Lecture Program of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, supported by the generosity of the Jerome A. Yavitz Charitable Foundation and Stephen Cypen.