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>From: CAHS Newsletter <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject:      Call for Applicants: USHMM-CAHS Faculty Seminar for Social
>               Scientists
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>UNITED STATES HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM
>Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies
>
>
>FACULTY SEMINAR FOR SOCIAL SCIENTISTS
>CORRECTED ANNOUNCEMENT
>ADDITIONAL SCHEDULE INFORMATION
>
>The Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies of the United States 
>Holocaust Memorial Museum announces a seminar for college/university 
>faculty members in the social sciences (psychology, sociology, 
>anthropology, political science, economics, etc.) who are teaching 
>or preparing to teach courses with a Holocaust-based component.  The 
>objectives of the seminar are to strengthen participantsā background 
>in Holocaust history; examine recent developments in Holocaust-based 
>research in the social sciences; and review approaches for 
>incorporating Holocaust history into college/university-level 
>teaching.
>
>The seminar dates are June 8ö17, 2005.  The seminar will consist of 
>lectures on the history of the Holocaust, focusing on both 
>perpetrators and victims; participant-facilitated discussions on 
>Holocaust-based research in the social sciences; and roundtable 
>discussions of effective strategies for integrating Holocaust 
>history into social science courses.  Discussions will include such 
>topics as individual/collective trauma, perpetrator-victim-bystander 
>studies, inter-ethnic relations, comparative violence/genocide, 
>gender roles, and the influence of antisemitism.
>
>Participants will also be introduced to the Museumās extensive 
>archival (an Archival Guide is available at 
>(<http://www.ushmm.org/research/center/archguide/>www.ushmm.org/research/center/archguide/) 
>and library holdings, as well as to the Museumās other teaching 
>resources and research collections.  Participants interested in 
>pursuing individual projects at the Museum may remain with Museum 
>support through the following Tuesday, June 21, 2005.
>
>The seminar leaders will be Christopher Browning, Frank Porter 
>Graham Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel 
>Hill, and member, United States Holocaust Memorial Councilās 
>Academic Committee; James Waller, Edward B. Lindaman Chair and 
>Professor of Psychology at Whitworth College; and Dr. Jane Caplan, 
>University Lecturer in Modern History and Fellow of St. Antonyās 
>College, University of Oxford.
>
>Candidates must be faculty members in social science departments at 
>accredited, baccalaureate-awarding institutions in North America. 
>Applications must include a curriculum vitae, a statement of the 
>candidateās specific interest in attending the seminar, and a 
>supporting letter from a departmental chair or dean that addresses 
>the candidateās qualifications and the institutionās commitment to 
>Holocaust-related education.  Syllabi should also be included of any 
>Holocaust-based courses that the candidate may have taught.  All 
>syllabi will be distributed at the seminar to facilitate a 
>discussion of Holocaust pedagogy.
>
>Admission will be decided without regard to the age, gender, race, 
>creed, or national origin of the candidate. A maximum of twenty 
>applicants will be accepted. The Center will defray the cost of (1) 
>direct travel to and from the participantās home institution and 
>Washington, DC, and (2) lodging for non-local participants for the 
>duration of the seminar. Incidental and meal expenses must be 
>defrayed by the candidates or their respective institutions. All 
>participants must attend the entire seminar from June 8 to 17.
>
>Applications must be postmarked no later than April 8, 2005 and sent 
>to:  University Programs, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, 
>United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, 
>SW, Washington, D.C. 20024 ö 2150 (Fax: 202-479-9726, E-mail: 
><mailto:[log in to unmask]>[log in to unmask]). 
>Candidates will be notified of the results of the application 
>process by April 29, 2005.

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