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Exhibits around campus and book displays at TCC library (CANCELED)
March 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - April 03, 2020 @ 11:30 am
From March 30th through April 3rd, the HERC will be having our yearly Holocaust Education Week. Each day during this week we will be hosting different events and seminars that will have their own descriptions located on our events page. Each event will be located on or near the Tallahassee Community College campus. We will also have exhibits and book displays located at the TCC Libraries to better inform post-secondary students all week. So to all of our TCC followers, keep an eye out for these exhibits and please check out a book to read as we would greatly appreciate it.
Tuesday, March 31st @ 6:30 pm
The Forensics performance at TCC will host the works of various students pieces that focus on discrimination and its effects on culture, law enforcement, low socio-economic populations and social isolation for students. Reception will be held in the TCC Fine Arts Gallery
My Dear Boy Event:
Wednesday, April 1st @ 11:00 am & 6:30 pm
The HERC will be hosting two seminars on Wednesday April 1st to discuss the award-winning book “My Dear Boy”. The book features letters, documents, and other articles originally held by Oswald Holzer, a Jewish European from the Czech Republic. This collection helps piece Holzer’s life, from his escape of the Nazis to his practice of medicine in war ridden China. The first seminar will be held at 11:00 AM at the TCC Library, 444 Appleyard Drive; while the second event will be at 6:30 PM at the Midtown Reader, 1123 Thomasville Road. The author of “My Dear Boy” and daughter of Holzer, Joanie Holzer-Schirm will be at these events as a guest speaker to better inform us on the life of her father.
Thursday, April 2nd @ 9:00 am – Noon
The HERC will be hosting a student summit for TCC students for #SilencingHate. The purpose of this summit is for students to better understand ways in which to recognize hatred in todays world and ways in which to block it our or face it all together. We hope to better inform today’s generation so that they may be better prepared for the future. Please consider coming out and showing your support at the TCC Student Union from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. We hope to see you there.
Lunch & Learn with Dr. Monte Finkelstein:
Friday, April 3rd @ 11:30 am
On Friday April 3rd, from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM, the HERC along with Dr. Monte Finkelstein will be hosting a Luncheon to discuss the topic of resistance during the Holocaust. This Luncheon will serve to discuss the actions behind those who could not sit idly by while the Nazis spread throughout Europe and how their sacrifices helped save countless lives. We encourage you all to come join us as we honor those who stood up against injustice.