The Mandel Center’s three annual seminars provide faculty teaching at North American colleges and universities with resource materials and suggested approaches for teaching about the Holocaust. Taught by leading figures in the field, each seminar focuses on a specific subject or historical aspect and typically engages 20 faculty members.
The Museum covers the cost of accommodation and travel for all non-local participants and provides access to its extensive library and archives. Faculty from a variety of academic disciplines are invited to apply. Learn about past seminars.
Jack and Anita Hess Faculty Seminar
This seminar is held annually during the first full week of January. It is designed for college and university faculty and advanced graduate students who are teaching or preparing to teach Holocaust or Holocaust-related courses in all academic disciplines.
Faculty Seminar on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust
This seminar is held annually in the summer. Designed for professors, doctoral students, scholars, and clergy, it focuses on historical topics related to issues of ethics, religious leadership, and the role of different religious communities during the Holocaust and the implications of this history after 1945.
Curt C. and Else Silberman Faculty Seminar
This seminar is held annually in June and runs for two weeks. It is designed to help faculty who are teaching, or preparing to teach, Holocaust or Holocaust-related courses in all academic disciplines.