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November 16, 2017
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Time:
10 a.m.

Location:
Historic Clayborn Temple
294 Hernando Street
Memphis, TN 38126

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Approaching Difficult Topics in the Classroom:
A Pedagogy Roundtable
Public Program
Professor Ernst Borinski, a refugee from Germany, teaches in the social science lab and Tougaloo College in Mississippi, circa 1960, where students were encouraged to think critically about social attitudes, prejudices, and race relations. <i>Ernst Borinski Papers, Tougaloo College Civil Rights Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History</i>
Professor Ernst Borinski, a refugee from Germany, teaches in the social science lab and Tougaloo College in Mississippi, circa 1960, where students were encouraged to think critically about social attitudes, prejudices, and race relations. Ernst Borinski Papers, Tougaloo College Civil Rights Collection, Mississippi Department of Archives and History

During this roundtable, faculty from various disciplines and institutions in the region will discuss the trials, successes, and strategies of teaching topics, themes, and events that students might find challenging.

Schedule
10 a.m.: Pedagogy Roundtable
Noon: Break for Lunch
1 p.m.: Education and Research Opportunities at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Panelists
Dr. Michele Grigsby Coffey, University of Memphis 
Teaching Representative Southern Experiences in the Diverse South

Dr. Kierra Crago-Schneider, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 
The Magnitude of Destruction 

Dr. Andrew Israel Ross, University of Southern Mississippi 
Historicizing Sexuality in the Classroom

Dr. Jennifer Stollman, William Winter Institute of Racial Reconciliation 
Racial Reconciliation & Community Anti-Discrimination Efforts

Dr. Noelle Trent, National Civil Rights Museum 

Dr. Sarah Wilkerson-Freeman, Arkansas State University 
Japanese Internment Camps in Arkansas during World War II 

Moderator
Dr. Jake Newsome, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

This program is made possible by a generous grant from the Robert and Myra Kraft Family Foundation to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
 



QUESTIONS/CONTACTS
Jake Newsome, PhD
202.382.0263


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