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USM School of Humanities Centers, Hattiesburg Public Library Co-Hosting Panel Discussion Feb.6 Examining Disability and the Holocaust

Tue, 01/31/2023 - 02:10pm | By: David Tisdale

The Hattiesburg Public Library, along with The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) School of Humanities’ Dale Center for War and Society, Center for Ethics and Health Humanities, and USM Public History will present “Disability and the Holocaust: A Panel Discussion” in-person at the Hattiesburg Public Library and online Monday, Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. for a public conversation on the history of disability and the Holocaust.  

Three distinguished historians and museologists will explore this little-known aspect of the history of the Holocaust through their pioneering research on war and society, historical memory, medical history, and the long legacy of disability as a social, cultural, and political force.

Panelists include:

*Dr. Patricia Heberer Rice of the U.S. Holocaust Museum

*Dr. Dagmar Herzog, Distinguished Professor of History and the Daniel Rose Faculty Scholar at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center.

*Dr. Warren Rosenblum, professor of history at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri

*Dr. John C. Winters, assistant professor of history at USM, will serve as moderator of the panel discussion

After their important and timely conversation, the panelists will answer audience questions.  

Visitors are welcome to join online or attend in-person to watch the stream at the Hattiesburg Library. This event is free and open to the public. For more information and instruction for online viewing, visit

Poster for the event