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John O’Sullivan Memorial Lecture Series

 2014 Lecture


The 2014 John O’Sullivan Memorial Lecture will feature Christopher R. Browning, one of the most distinguished scholars of the Holocaust.  Famous both for his groundbreaking works "Ordinary Men" and the "Origins of the Final Solution" Browning will lecture on "Hitler and the  Decisions for the Final Solution" on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 4:00 p.m., FAU's University Theatre, Boca Raton campus.   

His research focuses on Nazi Germany and the Holocaust.  He has written extensively about the Nazi decision and policy making in regard to the origins of the Final Solution, the behavior and motives of various middle and lower echelon personnel linvolved in implementing Nazi Jewish policy, and the use of survivor testimony to explore Jewish responses and survival strategies.

Browning received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.  He taught at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington for 25 years, before moving to the University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill. He is a three-time recipient of the Jewish National Book Award.  In 2006, he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  

For tickets and other information, call 1.800.564.9539 or visit www.fauevents.com.

Depending on availability, tickets may also be obtained at the University Theatre one hour prior to the lecture.  Tickets available for purchase August 1, 2014.

Admission:  $20

Groups of 20 or more: $15

Faculty, Staff and Alumni: $10

FAU students with current student ID: $5

For group tickets, call 561.297.6124.

Free parking is available in Parking Garage II and Lots 1, 25 and 27.

A book signing will follow the lecture in the University Theatre lobby.



Take I-95 and exit at Glades Road East.

Make LEFT turn onto NW 13 Street/Florida Atlantic Blvd. (Second Entrance)

Make a LEFT at the first stop sign onto Arts Avenue.

Follow to the Parking Garage II (make a left in to garage).

Once parked make a left out of the garage.

You will see the University Theatre ahead on a hill.

(Drop off and Pickup of your party, at the entrance of the theatre, is encouraged.)


 Last Modified 7/1/14