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CFA: USHMM Faculty Seminar: Pedagogical Approaches to Material Culture and the Holocaust (Deadline Oct 15, 2022)

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum announces the call for applications for the 2023 Jack and Anita Hess Faculty Seminar from January 3 to 6, 2023, on the topic of “Pedagogical Approaches to Material Culture and the Holocaust.” This Seminar explores the debates surrounding the collection, conservation, preservation, and display of Holocaust material objects. Such artifacts have afterlives that raise a range of ethical, moral, and practical questions.

Course for New College Faculty

Hello everyone!

I am creating a course on effective teaching for new college faculty--primarily directed at humanities and qualitative social science faculty, and I'd like to get your input on topics and skills we should cover in such a course.  If you were taking a course like this, what questions would you want to be answered?

Thanks in advance for your assistance!

Murph Kinney

Professor of History, Suffolk County Community College

Conference - The Search for Humanity After Atrocity

October 16-17, 2022

In-person at Kean University – Union, NJ*

Keynote Speaker: Loung Ung - Khmer Rouge Genocide Survivor, Activist, Author

Plenary Speakers: Eduardo Gonzalez (Consultant to 20 countries on reparations and truth processes) and Inés Hernández-Avila (Professor of Native American Studies at UC Davis).

Please visit our website (https://www.kean.edu/search-for-humanity) to register and for more information. Registration is open now. Discounted rate for students.

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