Dr. Danny Cohen Joins Us To Discuss His New Book, "Train," And His Unsilence Project

Sep 30, 2015

In Dr. Danny Cohen's latest book, six teenagers witness and try to escape the Nazi round-ups in 1943 Berlin.

Dr. Danny M. Cohen, an assistant professor of instruction at Northwestern University's School of Education and Social Policy and The Crown Family Center for Jewish & Israel Studies, is a learning scientist, author, and education designer. Dr. Cohen is also founder of the Unsilence Project. His latest book, Train, tells the story of six teenagers, Jewish and non-Jewish, in Nazi-occupied 1943 Berlin.

He joins us this afternoon, along with Alexis Storch Morrisroe, director of education for The Center for Holocaust & Humanity Education, to discuss Train and approaches to teaching about the Holocaust.

Dr. Cohen will be speaking at the Mercantile Library on Friday, October 2, for registration information click here. He will also be leading a teacher workshop at The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education on Saturday, October 3, for registration information click here. His novel Train will be the focus of both programs.