Holocaust Remembrance Day with UNC Professor Emerita Kaja Finkler
On January 29, 2018 the Center will be commemorating Holocaust Remembrance Day with UNC Professor Emerita Kaja Finkler, who has detailed her mother’s and her own experiences, from Warsaw and the concentration camps to the US in a 2012 memoir, entitled Lives Lived and Lost: East European History Before, During, and After WWII As Experienced by an Anthropologist and Her Mother.
The Uhlman Seminar
March 24-25, 2018 The Uhlman Seminar will take place in cooperation with Carolina Public Humanities. The topic for the all-day workshop this year will examine what we can learn from Holocaust museums and Holocaust education programs about remembering and commemorating the past, such as in current debates over Confederate monuments.(details TBD & announced soon).
Workshops being offered October, 2017 through February, 2018 are currently listed. March and April, 2018 workshops will be added shortly. http://www.ncpublicschools.org/holocaust-council/workshops/
Workshops are open to North Carolina teachers in public, charter, and private schools. They are most appropriate for Language Arts and Social Studies teachers in middle and high schools. Substitute pay is provided for public school teachers. Participants receive a packet of teaching materials, plus selections from the Council’s publication, The Holocaust: A North Carolina Teacher's Resource (available online in full via the Council website).
Seven to nine workshops are held throughout the school year at sites across the state. Over 8000 teachers and administrators have attended Council workshops since 1989.
Contact the Council for more information.