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U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum historian to speak at Drake

October 22, 2013

Ann Millin, an historian with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, will speak on “Nationalism and Nazi Propaganda” on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. in Meredith Hall, Room 101 at Drake University. The event is free and open to the public.

Millin, who received her Ph.D. in Jewish history from the Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion, is traveling to Des Moines to be the keynote speaker at the dedication of the Iowa Holocaust Memorial at the state Capitol earlier in the day. Her speaking engagement at Drake is co-sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines and the Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Millin is an historian in the Holocaust Museum’s Leadership Programs division. She has been co-curator of the websites for two of the museum’s special exhibitions, “State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda” and “Some Were Neighbors: Collaboration and Complicity in the Holocaust.”

For more information, contact Dorothy Pisarski, associate professor of journalism, 515-271-1857 or dorothy.pisarski@drake.edu.