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North Georgia to host Holocaust exhibit
Series of lectures, events planned to coincide with exhibition
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A book burning in Opera Square, Berlin, May 10, 1933. - photo by Photo Courtesy of U.S. Holocaust Memorial Musuem/NARA

DAHLONEGA — North Georgia College & State University is hosting the traveling exhibition "Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings" produced by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.The exhibition, which runs from Jan. 17 to March 15 at the university’s Library Technology Center, and accompanying lecture series are free and open to the public.

The exhibition opening is set for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22 in the Library Technology Center.

That evening, internationally known scholar Deborah Lipstadt, the Dorot professor of modern Jewish history and Holocaust studies at Emory University, will present the keynote address in the Hoag Student Center auditorium.

A reception and book signing will be held 4:30-5:15 p.m. in the great room, located in the student center, prior to the 6 p.m. keynote address.

Schools and other groups can schedule a tour of the exhibition. Reservations are currently being accepted and must be requested at least seven days in advance.

To schedule a tour, contact Bonnie Morris, bmorris@northgeorgia.edu, or 706-864-1521.

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