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Nazi Symbolism & Progaganda: From Medieval Times to the Present
Tuesday, October 15 at 3:30PM
Ellis White Lecture Hall, Fitchburg State University

Join us for a panel discussion where we explore the medieval origins of Nazi symbolism and propaganda, and its historical and contemporary uses from Nazi Germany to modern day Nazi Culture in the United States. The panel that will include Professors Katherine Jewell, Ben Lieberman and Kisha Tracy.

 

(Mis)Appropriation of the Middle Ages: Confronting Misuses of History in the Age of the Meme. 
Tuesday, October 22 at 3:30PM
Library Instruction Lab, Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library

As a follow-up to the panel discussion, join us for a hands-on workshop where attendees will analyze pre-selected artifacts that represent the misuse of history by the KKK, Nazis, and other groups to articulate their messages. Learn research techniques to to fact check these memes.

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