The World Knew: Jan Karski's Mission for Humanity




Wednesday, October 22, 2014

7:00 pm

Ahmanson Auditorium, University Hall

Loyola Marymount University

1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles CA 90045



Celebrating the centennial of the birth of Jan Karski, a member of the Polish Underground during WWII, who reported the first eyewitness accounts of Nazi atrocities against Jews to the governments of England and the United States. A screening of the documentary Messenger from Poland will be followed by a discussion with Michael Berenbaum, Director of the Sigi Ziering Institute and Professor of Jewish Studies at the American Jewish University. Berenbaum is also a filmmaker and former colleague of Jan Karski at Georgetown University.            

Exhibition runs October 20 - 26, 2014.  Open to the public between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm in the East Atrium of University Hall.



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Exhibit and event made possible with generous support from: Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Los Angeles, LMU Office of the Provost, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, Theological Studies Department, English Department, Associate Provost for Research Advancement and Compliance, Catholic Studies Program, European Studies Program, School of Film and Television, Political Science Department, Lilly Faculty Seminar





Event is free to the public but registration is required.  To be placed on our mailing list and notified when registration opens, contact us at or 310-338-1917.