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Professor emerita recounts Holocaust experience

| February 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
Professor emerita recounts Holocaust experience

“You didn’t have very much time for God. What God would be there?” Students shifted in their seats, uncomfortable and saddened by the words of Holocaust survivor Dr. Susan Cernyak-Spatz. On February 20, the UNC Charlotte professor emerita of German literature gave a lecture that ensured that students would never forget the atrocities of that […]

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Students moved after hearing Professor’s experience in the Holocaust

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
Students moved after hearing Professor’s experience in the Holocaust

In her day to day life, Susan Cernyak-Spatz works as a professor in the Department of Languages and Culture Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Her students call her Dr. Ceynyak-Spatz, but in the 1940’s, she was referred to as number 34042. When it comes to her teaching, Cernyak-Spatz speaks from experiencing […]

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Holocaust survivor speaks at UNC Charlotte, educates students through personal experience

| December 1, 2015 | 1 Comment
Holocaust survivor speaks at UNC Charlotte, educates students through personal experience

Holocaust survivor Irving Roth devotes his time and efforts to teaching the horrors of what he endured during the Holocaust and educating the public about antisemitism, which is the prejudice against Jews. Roth was invited to speak to UNC Charlotte students on behalf of the Christians United for Israel (CUfI) chapter on campus. CUfI can […]

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