Anthropologist to offer ‘new perspectives’ on Holocaust

Krista Hegburg
Krista Hegburg

Krista Hegburg, a program officer in the Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, will deliver two lectures at NIU during the first week of November.

Hegburg, who holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Columbia University, will speak on “New Perspectives on Gender and the Holocaust” at 4.30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in the Heritage Room of Holmes Student Center.

At 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, she will present an honors lecture titled, “New Perspectives on Roma and the Holocaust” in the staff lounge of Founders Memorial Library.

Both lectures are free and open to the public.

Sponsors are the Department of Anthropology, the Department of History, Hillel, the University Honors Program and Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies.

For more information, call (815) 753-0131 or email history@niu.edu.

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