Schedule

Registration closes June 1, 2024. Registrants will receive pre-conference materials by June 15, 2024.

Please note that this schedule is tentative and thus subject to change.

Thursday, July 11, 2024

04:30 PM - 06:30 PM: Teacher Registration

06:30 PM - 08:00 PM: Dinner (On Your Own)

08:15 PM - 09:00 PM: Documentary: She Wouldn’t Take Her Boots Off

Friday, July 12, 2024

08:15 AM - 08:45 AM: Reflection & Intentions

09:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Lecture: TBA on Judaism 101

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM: Lecture: Sheryl Ochayon on Holocaust Background

12:15 PM - 01:30 PM: Lunch

01:30 PM - 03:00 PM: TBA

03:15 PM - 05:00 PM: Workshop: “Dealing With Students & Traumatic Materials Well” with Amy Hudnall

06:00 PM - 07:30 PM: Shabbat Service with Rabbi Alty - Temple of the High Country (1043 West King Street)

07:40 PM - 09:00 PM: Dinner - Temple of the High Country (1043 West King Street)

Saturday, July 13, 2024

08:15 AM - 08:45 AM: Reflection & Intentions

09:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Lecture: Dr. Tom White on Teaching the Holocaust: Remembrance, Education & Building Resilience

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM: Lecture: Dr. Leonard Rogoff on the History of North Carolina Jews & Antisemitism

12:15 PM - 01:30 PM: Lunch

01:30 PM - 03:00 PM: Workshop: TBA

03:15 PM - 05:00 PM: Lecture: Dr. Tom White on Purity, Eugenics & Lethal Medicine

05:15 PM - 06:45 PM: Dinner (On Your Own)

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM: Keynote: Dr. Rafael Medoff on the United States’ Response To The Holocaust

Sunday, July 14, 2024

08:15 AM - 08:45 AM: Reflection & Intentions

09:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Lecture: Kathy Kacer on Books for Children

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM: Visit to the Eric Godal Exhibit with Dr. Rafael Medoff, Lee Holder & Amy Hudnall

12:15 PM - 01:30 PM: Lunch

01:30 PM - 03:00 PM: Workshop: “Teaching About Antisemitism & Its History: Why Is It Important In Today’s Classroom?” with Lee Holder & Amy Hudnall

03:15 PM - 05:00 PM: Workshop: “A Lesson Plan: The White Rose Student Research Project” with Lee Holder & Amy Hudnall (Co-Workshop for ELA Teachers) 

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM: Banquet (Featuring Klezmer Band Teaching About the World of the Shtetl & the Richness of Jewish Life Pre-Holocaust)

Monday, July 15, 2024

08:15 AM - 08:45 AM: Reflection & Intentions

09:00 PM - 10:30 PM: Lecture: Dr. Rob Simon on the Effective Use of Art in Teaching the Holocaust

10:45 PM - 12:15 PM: Workshop: "Actualizing the Effective Use of Art to Teach the Holocaust" with Lee Holder & Dr. Rob Simon 

12:15 PM - 01:30 PM: Lunch & Center for Judaic, Holocaust & Peace Studies Open House - Anne Belk Hall, Room 250

01:30 PM - 03:00 PM: Panel: Meet Liberators & Children of Liberators 

03:15 PM - 05:00 PM: Exhibit: Self-Guided Tour of the “Looming in the Shadow of Lodz” Art Exhibit

05:15 PM - 06:45 PM: Dinner (On Your Own)

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM: Lecture: John Withers on his Father’s Experiences as an African American Liberator of the Camps

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

08:15 AM - 08:45 AM: Reflection & Intentions

09:00 AM - 10:30 AM: Lecture: Leslie Starobin on her Art Exhibit “Looming in the Shadow of Lodz”

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM: Workshop: TBA

12:15 PM - 02:00 PM: Lunch

02:00 PM - 03:15 PM: Presentation: Zohara Boyd (Holocaust Survivor) & Dr. Peter Petschauer (Child of SS Officer) Share Their Childhood Experiences

03:30 PM - 05:00 PM: Rebecca Erbelding on Ken Burns Film

05:15 PM - 06:45 PM: Dinner (On Your Own)

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM: Keynote: Rabbi Dr. Michael Berenbaum on Antisemitism Today

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

08:15 AM - 08:45 AM: Reflection & Intentions

08:45 AM - 10:30 PM: Workshop with Lee Holder & Amy Hudnall

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM: Post-Symposium Evaluation

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM: Award Ceremony