Your Personal Invitation to attend the

Holocaust Institute for Teachers

offered at the University of Florida

by

Professor Geoffrey Giles (UF Department of History)

Dr. Giles has been the senior scholar-in-residence at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ,  and leads traveling seminars to Holocaust sites in Eastern Europe

&

Professor Linda Leonard Lamme (UF School of Teaching and Learning)

Dr. Lamme studies childrenÕs literature on the Holocaust and Holocaust curriculum

 

June 16 Š 20, 2008

at the University of Florida

 

Institute includes:

PowerPoint Presentations by Dr. Giles on aspects of the Holocaust based upon his research and travel in Europe, with illustrations of sites and artifacts

 

Guest speakers including several Holocaust survivors and a liberator

 

A research fellow from the US Holocaust Museum in Washington DC as the banquet speaker

 

A behind-the-scenes visit to the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg, featuring a conversation about the hopes and pains of survivors and their families

 

Extensive discussion of newly published books

 

Discussion about appropriate childrenÕs books

(and one free book for each participant)

 

Comments by participants in past Institutes:

 

 

Deadline for registration is June 11, 2008

Register online: www.jst.ufl.edu/shift.shtml

 

Cost: $150