Anne Frank: Her Life, Her Diary, and Beyond with John Damond


Lifelong Learning LogoCourse Title: Anne Frank: Her Life, Her Diary, and Beyond

Instructor: John Damond

Brought to you by Odyssey   

January 31, 2024 - February 21, 2024 (4 Sessions)  

Wednesday,  7PM ET  

Virtual via Zoom 



Course Description: Participants will learn about the life of Anne Frank beyond what is told in her diary, including the life of her diary, her impact on society, and her transformation from teenage girl to icon and the face of the Holocaust. Her story is also told alongside major events of World War II and the Holocaust as a whole in order to provide context and understanding as to how the Holocaust was able to occur.


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ABOUT John Damond

John Damond is a reference librarian and department manager at the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore. His interest in Anne Frank began in 1992, when he visited Amsterdam and the Anne Frank House. This interest turned into an obsession as he continued to ask, read, and learn more about Anne Frank’s story and the Holocaust. John has been presenting programs about Anne Frank since 2010 for middle schools, public libraries, and senior centers, and he recently earned a master’s degree in Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Gratz College.

 Event Date
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
7:00pm EST

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
8:30pm EST

1-800-JHU-JHU1 (548-5481)

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