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One of the students in my undergrad course on history education is researching the advent of Holocaust education in the US public school curriculum. Because all curricula are local in the States, there are many possible times and places for such a change to the curriculum, but some trends would be interesting to think about, if they can be detected. My first hunch is that this is related to headlines like the Eichmann trial in the early 60s and to the publication history of the Anne Frank diary in accessible paperback that could be used in middle school classes (where it is now commonly r
The Auschwitz Jewish Center Fellows Program is accepting applications for summer 2016. Since 2000, the AJC Fellows Program has provided a unique educational opportunity for graduate students to learn about the Holocaust in situ in the context of Poland’s history and Jewish heritage.
January 4-8, 2016
Applications due October 11, 2015
The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum invites applications for the seminar “A Research Introduction to the Holocaust in the Soviet Union.” This seminar will be held January 4–8, 2016, at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.
Magdalene Gross has published articles in the Journal of Curriculum Studies, History of Education Quarterly, and Intercultural Education on Holocaust memorialization in Polish schools and textbooks, and is expanding her research into heritage tourism, murals, and reconciliation. She might have some ideas about sources.