Minhwa: Colorful Paintings with Many Secrets: 민화-밝고 화려한 그림속의 비밀 @ Voelker Orth Museum  | New York | United States
JungOck Chang turned her attention to art when she left teaching in NYC public schools. She cultivated her interest in Minhwa, a style of Korean traditional folk painting and spent the past six years studying[...]
Repatriation and Restorative Justice:  from Native American remains and sacred objects to Nazi Art Theft @ Kupferberg Holocaust Center | New York | United States
Speakers: Jennifer Kreder, Professor of Law at Solomon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University Jackie Swift (Comanche/Fort Sill Apache), Repatriation Manager, National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution David Martine (Shinnecock/Montauk, Chiricahua[...]
Kristallnacht Commemoration Keynote Presentation: A Social Psychological Approach to Bystander behavior during the Holocaust @ Kupferberg Holocaust Center | New York | United States
Special Guest: Hanne Liebmann, Holocaust Survivor Keynote Speaker: Dr. Azadeh Aalai, Assistant Professor of Social Sciences, Queensborough Community College Join the KHC as we remember the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the violent anti-Jewish pogram that[...]
To Honor Fallen Heroes Book Talk: Presented by Author James E. Haas @ Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead
Nov 11 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
To Honor Fallen Heroes Book Talk: Presented by Author James E. Haas @ Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead | New York | United States
On Veterans Day, Mr. Haas will discuss his most recent effort, To Honor Fallen Heroes: How a Small, German-American Village in New York City Experienced the Great War – a historical study of more than[...]
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Wearable Art Workshop- Designing Totes @ Voelker Orth Museum  | New York | United States
Saturday, November 17, 1-3:30pm Make a personal statement – design a tote! As we head into the holiday season, designer Phyllis Ger leads a workshop on decorating tote bags you can use for your own[...]
Nov 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Between Neighborhoods Film Screening: A newly released documentary by Filmmaker Seth Fein @ Queens Historical Society at Kingsland Homestead | New York | United States
(Seth Fein, dir. 81 mins) sees the interborough and international histories of imperialism and immigration that orbit the Unisphere in Queens since the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair. The spit-screen documentary travels between present and[...]
The Politics of Language: Revival of Hebrew in the 20th Century and Modern Revitalization Efforts of Indigenous Languages @ Kupferberg Holocaust Center | New York | United States
Speaker: Sofia Lago, KHC Curatorial Fellow; PhD candidate University of Bristol, UK The term “language revival” refers to a community of speakers halting or reversing the decline of language, or reviving an extinct one. To[...]
The Kindertransport: 80 Years Later @ Kupferberg Holocaust Center
Dec 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Kindertransport: 80 Years Later @ Kupferberg Holocaust Center | New York | United States
Survivor Speakers: Anita Weissbord, Manfred Korman, Ellen Zilka, and Hannah Deutch Musical Performance by The Astoria Music Project Immediately following the violent demonstrations during Kristallnacht, rescue efforts went into effect to bring Jewish child refugees[...]
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Filming Survivance: A Conversation with Diane Fraher @ Kupferberg Holocaust Center | New York | United States
Speaker: Diane Fraher (Osage/Cherokee), filmmaker and founder and director of American Indian Artists Inc. (AMERINDA) This program will include a screening of clips from two films by acclaimed Osage/Cherokee filmmaker Diane Fraher, The Reawakening (2014) and The Heart Stays. Fraher will discuss[...]
Mar 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Standing with Standing Rock: Allyship and the Environment @ Kupferberg Holocaust Center | New York | United States
Speakers: Rabbi Mordechai Liebling, director of the Social Justice Organizing Program at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College & Rachel Waters, graduate student at the New School’s Milano School of International Affairs The Dakota Access Pipeline protests,[...]
Apr 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Performing Survivance: Native American Theatre in New York City @ Kupferberg Holocaust Center | New York | United States
Speakers/Performers: Muriel Miguel and Gloria Miguel, Founders of Spiderwoman Theatre Founded in 1976 in New York City, Spiderwoman Theatre is the oldest indigenous people’s theatre company in the United States. Muriel Miguel and Gloria Miguel[...]
Annual Holocaust Freedom Seder @ Kupferberg Holocaust Center
Apr 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Annual Holocaust Freedom Seder @ Kupferberg Holocaust Center | New York | United States
Sunday, April 14th, 2018 at 12:00pm in the Student Union Building Join us as we once again honor the Holocaust survivors of our community by recreating the same Passover Seder held in 1946, the first[...]
Yom HaShoah Commemoration @ Kupferberg Holocaust Center
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Yom HaShoah Commemoration @ Kupferberg Holocaust Center | New York | United States
Join the KHC for our annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration. This year’s event will include a candle lighting ceremony and special readings in honor of survivor remembrance. To Register: http://khc.qcc.cuny.edu/event/annual-yom-hashoah-commemoration/ Part of the Drs. Bebe and[...]