Stetson professor Erik Kurlander to discuss ‘Hitler’s Monsters’ at DeLand library

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By HENRY FREDERICK
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DELAND, Fla. -- Stetson University Professor Erik Kurlander will discuss his book, “Hitler's Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich,” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave.

"He will describe the history of the supernatural in Nazi Germany, exploring the occult ideas, esoteric sciences and pagan religions touted by the Third Reich in the search for power," Pat Kuehn, community information specialist with Volusia County, told Headline Surfer.

"He will describe the history of the supernatural in Nazi Germany, exploring the occult ideas, esoteric sciences and pagan religions touted by the Third Reich in the search for power," Pat Kuehn, community information specialist with Volusia County, told Headline Surfer.

Kurlander lives in DeLand and is a professor of history at Stetson University. He teaches classes in modern German, European and world history. His areas of expertise include: 

Kurlander earned his Ph.D. in Modern European History from Harvard University, his M.A., in Modern European History from Harvard University and his B.A. in History from Bowdoin College

Registration is not required for this free program. For more information, please call 386-822-6430, ext. 20762.  

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