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Renaissance Institute Summer 2011 Seminar Series Explores World War II Heroes, Victims and Spies

May 20, 2011

Renaissance Institute, a lifelong learning program at College of Notre Dame of Maryland, is exploring World War II and its aftermath with two Summer 2011 Seminars at Loyola/Notre Dame Library.

Saturday, June 11 at 1 p.m. Renaissance Institute presents reflections on World War II, as noted historian and roundtable member Joseph Balkowski presents “D-Day Revisited” and Lorna Catling recounts “My Aunt the Spy,” about her relative’s exploits during the war as a U.S. government agent.

Saturday, June 25 at 1 p.m. Renaissance Institute hosts “Together Again,” presented by Linda Klein, former director, Baltimore City, Red Cross Holocaust Victims War Tracing Center. At the end of World War II, the Red Cross established tracing centers to locate families, friends and associates of thousands of displaced people. Hear unbelievable stories and learn how an amazing global humanitarian effort was achieved.

Tickets for the seminars are $10.00 and are available at TicketLeap.com. To learn more about the Renaissance Institute and view the fall 2011 class schedule, visit www.ndm.edu/renaissance.

The Loyola/Notre Dame Library is located at 200 Winston Avenue, off York Rd. in Baltimore.

Renaissance Institute at College of Notre Dame of Maryland
Renaissance Institute is a peer-taught program for those who have reached the age of 50. The institute offers two 13-week semesters of noncredit courses on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The classes, with more than 50 offerings each semester, are designed and led by members. Recent class topics include literature, public affairs, writing, history, philosophy, music, art, languages, film, science, computers, and acting. For more information, visit www.ndm.edu/renaissance.

College of Notre Dame of Maryland 
College of Notre Dame of Maryland, a Catholic liberal arts college founded in 1895 by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, engages students as confident, capable learners and leaders, thriving in the vibrant, personal community of its distinguished Women’s College, College for Adult Undergraduate Studies and graduate programs. Rich in tradition, Notre Dame provides students with opportunities in research, study abroad and service to the global community. Notre Dame’s graduates change lives—in their careers, communities and families. In September 2011, the College becomes Notre Dame of Maryland University. Visit www.ndm.edu.