Victoria Barnett, staff director at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and member of the museum's committee on ethics, religion, and the Holocaust will present a lecture at 6:30 p.m., April 23, in the Franklin W. Olin Building Room 102.
The lecture, titled "Dietrich Bonhoeffer: 'Unfinished' Hero," is open to the public with no charge for admission. A reception will follow the lecture.
In "Dietrich Bonhoeffer: 'Unfinished' Hero" Barnett will discuss the ethics of resistance in the Holocaust in relation to Bonhoeffer.
Barnett is a graduate of Indiana University and has a M. Div. from Union Theological Seminary in New York. She is the author of "For the Soul of the People: Protestant Protest against Hitler," "Bystanders: Conscience and Complicity during the Holocaust," and she also served as editor/translator of Wolfgang Gerlach's "And the Witnesses were Silent: the Confessing Church and the Jews" and "Dietrich Bonhoeffer: A Biography."
Barnett is co-editor of the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works project and the English translation series of Bonhoeffer's complete works. She is completing a doctoral degree in religion and conflict at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University.