Auschwitz

Virtual Gatherings For Challenging Topics

20 hours ago
South Dakota Humanities Council

In The Moment … June 25, 2020 Show 846 Hour 2

Speakers' Bureau gatherings are currently being offered online only. Patrick Hicks is a Humanities Scholar. His programs offer everything from lessons on the history of Auschwitz to writing poetry. 

Then, we hear from Lawrence Diggs. He is one of the South Dakota Humanities Council Speakers Bureau presenters who has embraced virtual gatherings during the pandemic. He offers programs on everything from prison recidivism to representative democracy. 

Arts & Lifestyle: Jan 25 - 31

Jan 31, 2020
SDPB

In this week's arts and lifestyle coverage, Patrick Hicks joined us for a discussion about 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. You'll  hear music by Devon Sants. And a special "Future of Faith" conversation focused on reconciling faith and science.

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75th Anniversary Of The Liberation Of Auschwitz

Jan 27, 2020
Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... January 27, 2020 Show 741 Hour 1

Today is the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. It was the largest extermination camp run by Nazi Germany in occupied Poland during World War II. More than a million people were murdered there. Today, only a handful of survivors are still alive. 

Patrick Hicks is an author and writer-in-residence at Augustana University. His books include the novel "The Commandant of Lubazec," the short story collection "The Collector of Names," and the poetry anthology "Library of the Mind."