Stitching Wartime History: The Case of the French Resistance

Professor Mary Lou Roberts HeadshotEnjoy a special afternoon with textile-collection donors and friends of the School of Human Ecology featuring Stitching History from the Holocaust, an original exhibit created by and on loan from the Jewish Museum of Milwaukee.

Sunday, November 6, 2016
Nancy Nicholas Hall, Room 2235

Schedule of Events

1:00 – Doors open
1:30 – Keynote Speaker: Professor Mary Lou Roberts
2:30 – Unstructured time to speak with students about their projects, view textiles, and view the Stitching History exhibition
4:00 – Event concludes

About the speaker:
Mary Lou Roberts is the WARF Distinguished Lucie Aubrac Professor and Plaenert Bascom Professor of History. She specializes in women and gender, France, and the Second World War.

We invite you to take guests who share your interest in textiles. This free event is open to the public. To register for the event, please click here. Questions? Contact Amanda Nasett at 608-308-5338.

Sponsored by: Wisconsin Academy of Sciences Arts & Letters, Jewish Federation of Madison, Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies, and School of Human Ecology Center for Textiles and Design

View poster for event (pdf)