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Upcoming Programs and Events

For more information about programs and events, call 248.553.2400.

 

Monday, July 9 through Saturday, July 14 / All Day
Michigan Summer Seminar on Holocaust Education:
An Interdiscplinary Inquiry on Teaching the Holocaust
Holocaust Education Seminar

Studying, Learning & Teaching: Critical Lessons in Holocaust Education
The Michigan Summer Seminar on Holocaust Education will ask teachers to assume the dual role of student and teacher during the week-long seminar. Participants will deepen Holocaust and genocide content knowledge, while also exploring and sharing teaching strategies that meet the 2016 Michigan mandate on genocide and Holocaust education and have long-lasting impacton students.

The program offers the following areas of focus and experience:

- Testimony from Holocaust survivors
- Presentations by content specialists on a comprehensive range of topics
- Work with primary documents and teaching resource materials
- Immersion into the pedagogy of genocide, antisemitism, and social justice
- Use of media and literacy tools and skills in presenting historical fact, context, and relevance
- Sessions held at a world-class Holocaust museum
- Professional collaboration with colleagues from across Michigan
- Opportunity for inquiry, instructional design, connection, and reflection

  • Held at the Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus in Farmington Hills
  • Lodging provided at the new Hampton Inn West Bloomfield/Southfield
  • $125 per participant includes lodging, breakfast, lunches, and SCECHs
  • All participants will become members of the statewide network of Holocaust educators for ongoing collaboration and sharing of teaching and learning resources and strategies.
  • View the seminar flyer here
  • Apply Today at https://www.toli.us/satellite-program/michigan/
 
 
 

Wednesday, July 25 / 8:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Film and Archives of WWII and the Holocaust
A Workshop by the
Mémorial de la Shoah, Paris, France
Holocaust Education Seminar

This workshop is organized in conjunction with the presentation of “Filming the Camps, from Hollywood to Nuremberg: John Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens” at the Holocaust Memorial Center, an exhibition curated by historian and film director Christian Delage, designed, created, and distributed by the Mémorial de la Shoah (Paris, France), and made possible through the generous support of SNCF.

Participating teachers will receive a Certificate of Attendance and Course Completion Form for five (5) contact hours. While conceived for teachers and educators, this program is also open to the general audience.

For more information, contact: Aliza Tick at aliza.tick@holocaustcenter.org
To register, click: https://goo.gl/forms/aROOcZNY5JzZvAQd2

 
 
 

Thursday, July 26 / 7:00 pm
A First in History: Film as Evidence in the Nuremberg Trials
featuring Christian Delage Film Director, Historian, and Exhibition Curator

- Free admission
- Space is limited – RSVP required by July 20 to 248.553.2400, ext. 145 or https://tinyurl.com/hmcfilming
- Dessert reception to follow

More about the Filming the Camps exhibit:
Directors John Ford, Samuel Fuller and George Stevens created classics like The Grapes of Wrath, Shane and The Big Red One. They also filmed the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps. This powerful exhibit explores these filmmakers’ experiences during and after WWII, their confrontation with Nazi atrocities, and the mark it left on them as artists.

 
 
 

Monday, August 13 / 8:30 am-4:00pm
Teaching the Holocaust: Empowering Students

Holocaust Education Seminar

Echoes and Reflections is the premier source for Holocaust education materials and dynamic content. The curriculum empowers teachers and students with the insight needed to question the past and foresight to impact the future.

Echoes and Reflections engages students to reflect and think critically about how the Holocaust influences the social issues unfolding in the world today. The content is:

Standards-based: Compliant with state and national educational standards.
Interdisciplinary: Connects to topics related to history, social studies, language arts, and the humanities.
Personalized: Contains carefully aligned audiovisual testimonies and personal stories from survivors, liberators, and other witnesses.
Multimedia: Integrated with primary and secondary sources like documents, visual history testimony, artwork, and poetry.
Adaptable: Customizable to be used individually or as part of a larger course of study.

 
 
 

Tuesday, August 14 / 8:30 am-4:00pm
Teaching the Holocaust: Empowering Students

Holocaust Education Seminar

Echoes and Reflections is the premier source for Holocaust education materials and dynamic content. The curriculum empowers teachers and students with the insight needed to question the past and foresight to impact the future.

Echoes and Reflections engages students to reflect and think critically about how the Holocaust influences the social issues unfolding in the world today. The content is:

Standards-based: Compliant with state and national educational standards.
Interdisciplinary: Connects to topics related to history, social studies, language arts, and the humanities.
Personalized: Contains carefully aligned audiovisual testimonies and personal stories from survivors, liberators, and other witnesses.
Multimedia: Integrated with primary and secondary sources like documents, visual history testimony, artwork, and poetry.
Adaptable: Customizable to be used individually or as part of a larger course of study.

 
 
 

Wednesday, August 15 / 8:30 am-4:00pm
Teaching the Holocaust: Empowering Students

Holocaust Education Seminar

Echoes and Reflections is the premier source for Holocaust education materials and dynamic content. The curriculum empowers teachers and students with the insight needed to question the past and foresight to impact the future.

Echoes and Reflections engages students to reflect and think critically about how the Holocaust influences the social issues unfolding in the world today. The content is:

Standards-based: Compliant with state and national educational standards.
Interdisciplinary: Connects to topics related to history, social studies, language arts, and the humanities.
Personalized: Contains carefully aligned audiovisual testimonies and personal stories from survivors, liberators, and other witnesses.
Multimedia: Integrated with primary and secondary sources like documents, visual history testimony, artwork, and poetry.
Adaptable: Customizable to be used individually or as part of a larger course of study.

 
 
 

Thursday, August 16 / 8:30 am-4:00pm
Teaching the Holocaust: Empowering Students

Holocaust Education Seminar

Echoes and Reflections is the premier source for Holocaust education materials and dynamic content. The curriculum empowers teachers and students with the insight needed to question the past and foresight to impact the future.

Echoes and Reflections engages students to reflect and think critically about how the Holocaust influences the social issues unfolding in the world today. The content is:

Standards-based: Compliant with state and national educational standards.
Interdisciplinary: Connects to topics related to history, social studies, language arts, and the humanities.
Personalized: Contains carefully aligned audiovisual testimonies and personal stories from survivors, liberators, and other witnesses.
Multimedia: Integrated with primary and secondary sources like documents, visual history testimony, artwork, and poetry.
Adaptable: Customizable to be used individually or as part of a larger course of study.

 
 
 

Tuesday, August 21 / 1:00 p.m.
When Good People Do Something
Lecture featuring Corinne Stavish

Storyteller Corinne Stavish will share the amazing true story of how Nazi-occupied Denmark saved 98% of its Jewish population from the Holocaust. Corrine has been a featured teller at the National Storytelling Festival, co-chaired the Storytelling Network of CAJE, and was a Detroit Jewish Woman Artist of the Year and a Professor of the Year at Lawrence Tech University.