Scholar to discuss Holocaust and 9/11 memorials

James E. Young, an internationally known scholar of Holocaust studies and the design and role of memorials, will present a free public lecture Saturday at Indiana University Bloomington. Young, Distinguished University Professor of English and Judaic Studies at the University of Massachusetts, will speak at 12:30 p.m. in the Frangipani Room of the Indiana Memorial […]

Norway’s Utøya tragedy: Historian to discuss balance between memory and new life

The bombing of Norway’s Government Center and the murder of 69 young people at a Labor Youth League camp in July 2011 shook Norwegian society to its core. Then came a new challenge: How to memorialize the tragedy without letting memory overwhelm hope for the future. Norwegian historian Tor Einar Fagerland has been at the […]