Academic Conferences

The Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program organizes academic conferences and events to support scholarly discussion of Holocaust testimony and to encourage postsecondary students to engage with the memoirs.

The Role of Auschwitz in Holocaust Narratives – May 5, 2025, Toronto

As we commemorate the 80th anniversary of the liberation of Europe from Nazi tyranny, the Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program is proud to host an academic conference focusing on the role of Auschwitz in Holocaust narratives.  conference details

Translating Difficult Knowledge: Transmitting Genocide Testimony in Scholarship and Practice

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Keynote and Graduate Student Roundtable on Sonia Caplan’s Memoir, Passport to Reprieve

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Virtual Q&A with Pinchas Blitt

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Translating Holocaust Testimony: A Conversation between Translation and Holocaust Studies

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Table ronde - Question du genre pendant et après la Shoah: Récits de survie et d’immigration au Canada

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Sexual Violence in the Context of the Holocaust, Genocide and War

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Buried Words: A Workshop on Sexuality, Violence and Holocaust Testimonies

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1944: A Moment in the Life of a Community

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