Apr 12, 2012
By Alexis Malure
Ohio University's Office of Multicultural Programs will open spring quarter with a series of events focused on the Holocaust.
As a segment of the Holocaust Memorial Program, Wanda Wolosky, a survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, in the Baker University Center Theatre. The talk is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Programs, Black Student Cultural Programming Board and Hillel at Ohio University. Co-sponsors include: Bobcats for Israel, Jewish Women of Ohio, Alpha Epsilon Pi and Senate Appropriations Commissions. This event is free and open to the public.
Also, in celebration of Holocaust Remembrance Day -- which begins on the evening of Wednesday, April 18, and ends on the evening of Thursday, April 19 -- the Multicultural Center is sponsoring the exhibit, "Art of the Holocaust: From the Children, About the Children, For the Children," a traveling art museum.
Running April 1-30 in the Multicultural Center Art Gallery in Baker University Center, the "Art of the Holocaust" features art created by children in a variety of ghettos and concentration camps, and speaks of the emotions that young people experienced as they endured the Holocaust.
In addition to the Holocaust Remembrance Program, the Office of Multicultural programs will also host this event on Friday, April 13:
The Office of Multicultural Programs and the School of Communication Studies will present "What the U.S. Public really thinks about Barack Obama." In this presentation, Mark P. Orbe, author of "Communication Realities in a "Post-Racial" Society" and Ohio University alumnus, will discuss what how American''s view
the president as a communicator based off the research he conducted for his book. This event is free and open to the public, and will be held at Scripps Hall 111 at 1 p.m.
For more details on upcoming events, visit the Office of Multicultural Programs and Multicultural Center in 205 Baker University Center.