On December 3, 2020, The Lab hosted this special event honoring the legacy of Jan Karski and its relevance to the current moment. The event featured reflections on Karski’s legacy from
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi;
Members of the creative team of The Lab’s original production Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski: Oscar-Nominated actor David Strathairn; director and co-author Derek Goldman; and co-author Clark Young (COL’09);
Lab co-director Ambassador Cynthia Schneider; Lab Inclusive Pedagogy Specialist and co-professor of the “Just Communities” course Bearing Witness: The Legacy of Karski Today Ijeoma Njaka;
President John J. DeGioia; Father Leo O’Donovan; Dean Joel Hellman, Ambassador Colleen Bell (P’22); and
Students in the Just Communities course on Karski.
The event also presented a sneak-peak of Remember This, the forthcoming feature-film based on the stage production.