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The White Rose Exhibit | Univeristy of Oregon | Jan 5 - Mar 20

Die Weiße Rose
The White Rose

An exhibit chronicling The White Rose resistance group in Nazi Germany.

January 5, 2015 – March 20, 2015
University of Oregon
Global Scholars Hall (Eugene campus), 1st floor and mezzanine

Formed by University of Munich students and their professor, The White Rose was a small, non-violent Nazi resistance group in Germany who spoke out against Nazi policies. Between June 1942 and February 1943, the members created and distributed leaflets that called for the active opposition of the German people to Adolf Hitler's regime. Seven members were executed in February 1943 and many others were imprisoned. The group's sixth leaflet, their last, known as the “Manifesto of the Students of Munich,” was later airdropped over Germany in June 1943 by Allied planes.

Concurrent Exhibit: Resistance on the UO campus. Knight Library, Special Collections & University Archives

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Lodenjacke Cameo on Project Runway

25 August 2014. Prost! A Lodenjacke (hunters jacket) recently made a cameo on Project Runway Season 13, Episode 5 "The Klum of Doom". Host Heidi Klum compared the color of one of the designers dresses to that of a Lodenjacke...which wasn't a good thing. But hey, a little Bavarian culture made it on to prime time reality TV. Wunderbar!!!

2013 Laternenfest

It's that time of year again. Autumn is finishing up and winter is just around the corner. To mark the seasonal change, the SAGA School celebrates the historic St. Martin's Day with stories, Sankt Martin Lieder, and the parade of lanterns made by the children. Dress for cold weather! Clean, lightly used, warm winter coats will be collected to donate to the Salvation Army.

Date | Wednesday November 6, 2013
Time | 6:30 PM to 8:00
Cost | Free but registration is required
Location | Interurban Trail near school
More Information | SAGA School Website

Music of Remembrance Fall Concert: Until When?

The Music of Remembrance Fall Concert: Until When? is just around the corner. Highlights of this event include: Cornish College of the Arts choreographer Pat Hon creates dances for Betty Olivero’s dazzling suite from her score to the 1920 silent film "The Golem"; works from Marc Lavry, Eugene Levitas, and the audacious Erwin Schulhoff; and a performance by Takumi Taguchi, the winner of the 2013-2014 David Tonkonogui Memorial Award.

Mark your calendar and buy tickets early!

Title: Fall Concert: Until When?
Date: Sunday, November 10, 2013
Time: Meet the Artists, 6:15pm | Concert, 7:00pm
Location: Benaroya Hall

UW Graduate School Lecture | Dr. Seyla Benhabib | Oct 24, 2013

Dr. Seyla Benhabib will be giving the fourth lecture in the 2013 UW Graduate School Lecture titled Hannah Arendt’s Eichmann in Jerusalem, Fifty Years Later. Dr. Benhabib is the Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy at Yale University and has won many awards and held many prestigious fellowships. Arendt’s 1963 book, Eichmann in Jerusalem was among the first to shed light on the atrocities committed by Nazis in World War II, and it raised questions about international jurisdiction, crimes against humanity, and punishing the perpetrators of genocide. Dr. Benhabib will give an overview of the controversy and discuss some of the book’s enduring lessons and questions.

Date | October 24th
Time | 6:30pm
Cost | Free, but registration is required
Location | UW Kane Hall, Room 120
More information | Event Website