Watch: Abraham Zapruder and JFK Assassination Alexandra Zapruder talked about her book, Twenty-Six Seconds: A Personal History of the Zapruder Film

C-Span Originally Posted: October 26, 2017 Abraham Zapruder and JFK Assassination Alexandra Zapruder talked about her book, Twenty-Six Seconds: A Personal History of the Zapruder Film. Abraham Zapruder filmed President Kennedy’s Dallas motorcade and assassination in 1963 with his home movie camera. Alexandra Zapruder is his granddaughter. Watch    

By | 2017-11-27T08:03:44+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events|Comments Off on Watch: Abraham Zapruder and JFK Assassination Alexandra Zapruder talked about her book, Twenty-Six Seconds: A Personal History of the Zapruder Film

Documenting a transformative learning experience

SMU Magazine Originally Posted: November 1, 2017 Bearing witness to Poland’s deep physical and emotional scars that linger long after World War II – when the Nazis made the country the epicenter of the Holocaust – is the focus of a new book by SMU’s Embrey Human Rights Program, No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland (Terrace Partners, $39.95). The large-format hardcover combines more than 200 contemporary photos of occupied Poland’s deadliest Holocaust sites with historical vignettes and poignant observations from those who have experienced one of the most comprehensive, longest-running Shoah study trips offered by a U.S. university. Each December, the two-week Holocaust Poland trip, led for more than 20 years by SMU Professor Rick Halperin, exposes students and lifelong learners to the Third Reich’s genocidal “Final Solution to the Jewish Question.” [...]

By | 2017-11-10T10:48:22+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Embrey Human Rights Events, Faculty News|Comments Off on Documenting a transformative learning experience

SMU Homecoming 2017- Come Boulevard with Dedman College

SMU Homecoming: November 4, 2017 Reconnect with friends and classmates on the Boulevard before the Homecoming football game on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Kickoff is at 6:15 p.m. and the parade on the Boulevard is at 3:15 p.m. Join us at the Dedman College tent immediately following the parade on the corner of Bishop & Binkley. You can find the Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences and Alumni Relations tent located on the old Natatorium site.

SMU panel adds historical context to the Confederate school names

The Advocate Originally Posted: October 31, 2017 Students, professors and neighbors gathered Monday night to participate in a panel discussion about Confederate school names in Dallas ISD at Southern Methodist University (SMU). A crowd of around 100 gathered to hear four SMU professors discuss the historical context of the era in which these schools were named. Due to its proximity, most of the discussion and questions centered around Stonewall Jackson Elementary, whose new name will be submitted to the Dallas ISD trustees in February. The professors discussed the efforts of the Confederate support groups such as the Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Daughters of the Confederacy after the Civil War to create a new narrative about a war about states rights and of Northern aggression, [...]

By | 2017-11-02T09:48:53+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events, Faculty News, History|Comments Off on SMU panel adds historical context to the Confederate school names

Event: Dec. 4, Introduction to ManeFrame II

Event Date: December 4 Location: Fondren Library E110 Time:12:00 - 2:00 PM The Fall 2017 CSC workshop series provides a hands-on experience that guides researchers from the basics of using SMU’s HPC resources to specific topics in parallelization and debugging. Additionally, the topics will cover information useful for researchers to quickly begin to use the new compute capabilities provided by our new cluster ManeFrame II. New users are encouraged to take advantage of the introductory “Intro. to ManeFrame II” workshop that will be given once monthly during the semester. Link for more information: http://www.smu.edu/Academics/CSC/Education/Workshops  

By | 2017-09-21T16:26:11+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events, Faculty News, Mathematics|Comments Off on Event: Dec. 4, Introduction to ManeFrame II

Event: Nov. 27, Profiling Parallel Applications with Allinea MAP

Event Date: November 27 Location: Fondren Library E110 Time:12:00 - 2:00 PM   The Fall 2017 CSC workshop series provides a hands-on experience that guides researchers from the basics of using SMU’s HPC resources to specific topics in parallelization and debugging. Additionally, the topics will cover information useful for researchers to quickly begin to use the new compute capabilities provided by our new cluster ManeFrame II. New users are encouraged to take advantage of the introductory “Intro. to ManeFrame II” workshop that will be given once monthly during the semester. Link for more information: http://www.smu.edu/Academics/CSC/Education/Workshops    

By | 2017-09-21T16:26:50+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Dedman College Research, Events, Faculty News, Mathematics|Comments Off on Event: Nov. 27, Profiling Parallel Applications with Allinea MAP
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