Summer 2019 Programs
Two-Day Advanced Seminar in Holocaust Education
History and Memory
July 10-11, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
For teachers who have completed the Bildner Center's one-week course "History of the Holocaust".
Topics: The Arc of Holocaust Memory, Holocaust Memory in Israel, Graphic Novels, and Literature as Memorial
Barbara Mann, professor of cultural studies and Hebrew Literature and the Chana Kekst Professor of Jewish Literature at The Jewish Theological Seminary. Her areas of expertise include Israeli and Jewish literature, cultural studies, modern poetry, critical theory and urban studies, literary modernism, and the fine arts. Read more.
James E. Young, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, is one of the foremost authorities on memorials. He is the author of The Texture of Memory, among other books; was on the jury of the World Trade Center Site Memorial Competition; and has been a consultant on other international memorials.
Yael Zerubavel, a professor emeritus of Jewish studies and history at Rutgers, is the founding director of the Allen and Joan Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life. She has published extensively in the areas of collective memory, Israeli culture, war and trauma, and symbolic landscapes. She has published widely and is the author of Desert in the Promised Land and Recovered Roots.
Colleen Tambuscio, Educational Consultant
Educational Materials, Professional Development Credits, and Lunch provided.