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D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership

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Teaching the Holocaust

A Workshop for Classroom Teachers

D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership
Viterbo University
900 Viterbo Drive
La Crosse, WI 54601

March 26–27, 2009

Presenters

  • Manya Friedman, Holocaust Survivor
  • Stephen Feinberg, Director, National Outreach for Teacher Initiatives, USHMM
  • Dr. Gregory Wegner, Professor of Education University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, author of Anti-Semitism and Schooling under the Third Reich
  • Darryle Clott, Museum Teacher Fellow, USHMM, former English teacher La Crescent High School, History Instructor, Viterbo University
  • Rabbi Simcha Prombaum, Congregation Sons of Abraham

March 26

Fine Arts Center Main Theatre

  • 6–7 p.m. - Registration and Welcome
  • 7–9 p.m. - Holocaust Survivor's Presentation - Manya Friedman
  • 9–10 p.m. - Post-Presentation Discussion

March 27

Reinhart Center Board Room

  • 8–8:15 a.m. - Introduction - Darryle Clott
  • 8:15–9:15 a.m. - Nazi Racial Ideology - Stephen Feinberg
  • 9:15–10 a.m. - Coffee with Manya Friedman
  • 10–10:15 a.m. -  Break
  • 10:15–11:15 a.m. - Johann von Leers: Master Propagandist - Greg Wegner
  • 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. - Holocaust Poetry - Darryle Clott
  • 12:15–1:15 p.m. - Lunch with Rabbi Simcha Prombaum
  • 1:15–2:15 p.m. - Myths and Misconceptions - Stephen Feinberg
  • 2:15–3:15 p.m. - Small Groups
  • 3:15–3:30 p.m. - Break
  • 3:30–4:15 p.m. - Issues in Holocaust Education: Q&A with Presenters - Stephen Feinberg, Rabbi Simcha Prombaum, Darryle Clott