HEFNU Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization

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Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
February 20, 2022
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Teaching and Learning, Humanities

Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization at Northwestern

The Institute will take place at Northwestern University from June 20 (arrival June 19) to July 1, 2022.

Application Information

Application Deadline: Sunday, February 20, 2022 (midnight, U.S. Pacific Standard Time)

The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University is pleased to invite applications for fellowships to participate in the 26th Annual Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Taught by experts in the field, HEFNU’s renowned Summer Institute is an intensive two-week residential course designed to provide participants the background needed to develop Holocaust courses at their home institutions. HEFNU welcomes full- or part-time PhD students (particularly those in their final year of study), full- or part-time academic staff, and educators at recognized institutions such as museums and archives.

2022 Summer Institute faculty, please link here.

Fellowships cover the cost of room, board, and tuition. Fellowships do not cover travel expenses to and from Evanston or assigned books (most materials are made available for free through the Northwestern University Library).

Application Materials (apply via this online form):

  • Statement of Interest and Experience in Holocaust Studies including your plans to teach a Holocaust course (500 word maximum)
  • CV (1-2 pages, short-form CV)
  • Graduate Students and Recent PhDs (within 5 years of application deadline): One Letter of Recommendation required.
    Applicants must contact recommenders and instruct them to send their letters to hef@northwestern.edu with the subject line “Summer Institute 2022 Recommendation for NAME OF APPLICANT.” Letters should be no more than 500 words (two pages).
Contact Info: 

Sarah Cushman, Director

Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University

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