Wednesday 23, 2011
            MARQUETTE, Mich.—Scholar, journalist and conservative political writer Paul Hollander will deliver two Holocaust memorial lectures in Marquette. His first, “Personal and Sociological Thoughts on the Holocaust,” will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 4, at St. Peter Cathedral. The second will address the totalitarian aspects of Nazism, Communism and Islamic Fundamentalism. It will be held from 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, in 102 Jamrich Hall at Northern Michigan University. Both events are free of charge.

Escaping to the west from his native Hungary in 1956, Hollander earned a bachelor’s degree from the London School of Economics, a master’s in sociology from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and a doctorate in sociology from Princeton University. He is a professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and center associate of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies and a social relations professor at Harvard University.

Hollander is the author of several books, including Political Pilgrims and Anti-Americanism, and the editor of Understanding Anti-Americanism: Its Origins and Impact at Home and Abroad. These events are sponsored by the NMU social work and sociology department student organization, Hillel, Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society and the College of Professional Studies.