–Off Campus MIIS related event
Open to the Public
The Washington, D.C., Chapter of the Middlebury College Alumni Association invites you to two upcoming events that examine the Holocaust The Holocaust Geographies Project - January 31 Nesse Godin at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - February 2 The Holocaust Geographies Project Visualize the Holocaust through the lens of Geographic Information System (GIS). Using maps and conceptual graphics, Middlebury Professor Anne Knowles will depict the story of this famous historical event based on her multi-year research and the work of Middlebury students Thursday, January 31, 2013 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center 3800 Reservoir Road, NW Washington, D.C. Hors d’oeuvres will be served $20 per person Please register for this event here https://secure.www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/MDR/event/showEventFor… Anne Knowles, Associate Professor of Geography, has broken ground by using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in her remarkable research on the geographies of the Holocaust. More than 70 Middlebury students have been involved in this interdisciplinary project thus far. They have developed a host of new geographical approaches to the Holocaust, including historical GIS databases, maps, and conceptual graphics that will feature strongly in the team?s book, Geographies of the Holocaust, scheduled to go to Indiana University Press in January 2013. Anne was recently highlighted for her GIS work on Gettysburg by Smithsonian Magazine. Check out the article at Smithsonian Magazine http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/Looking-at-the-Battle… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Nesse Godin at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Holocaust survivor Nesse Godin will speak to Middlebury alumni about her experiences as a Holocaust survivor Saturday, February 2, 2013 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Alumni can tour the exhibit after the talk United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW Washington, D.C. Museum admission is free Please register for this event here https://secure.www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/MDR/event/showEventFor… Please consult the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority for information about public transportation and parking http://www.wmata.com/
Location: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW Washington, D.C.