Power of Prejudice: The Dreyfus Affair


Power of Prejudice: The Dreyfus Affair

From February 27, 2008 until April 6, 2008

The Florence & Chafetz Hillel House at Boston University together with the New Center for Arts and Culture and Boston University will present a major exhibit entitled:


The 808 Gallery

808 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

The exhibit addresses the legacy and the impact of the Dreyfus trial on France and the modern world

Catalyst to History: Why Dreyfus Matters

When: Sunday, March 2nd, From 2 - 5 PM

Free and open to the public

No Reservations needed


Where: Jacob Sleeper Auditorium

College of General Studies

Boston University

871 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215


Dan Abrams is the host of MSNBC’s “Live with Dan Abrams” and Chief Legal Correspondent for NBC News. Abrams joined NBC News as a general assignment correspondent in 1997 and quickly became a regular contributor to “NBC Nightly News,” Today,” and “Dateline NBC.” Prior to joining NBC News, Abrams served as an anchor and reporter for Court TV.



Alan M. Dershowitz is the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Defending high profile clients, Dershowitz takes half of his cases pro bono. He has written numerous works of fiction and non-fiction.


Jeffery Mehlman a University Professor and Professor of French Literature at Boston University. A renowned literary critic and a historian of ideas, he was appointed Officer of the Ordre des Palms Academiques by the French government in 1994.



Robert Zelnic is a Journalism Professor of National Security Studies and is the Journalism Department Chair at Boston University. He spent 21 years covering major national and international events for ABC News and covered



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