Teaching and Working with Survivor Testimonies

Application packet comprises: 1) Application form, 2) Statement of Purpose.

Please contact Teddy Robertson (teddyrob@umflint.edu) or Emily Newberry (enewberr@umflint.edu) with any questions. Application packet is due by June 15, 2014.

Participants will receive detailed additional information about the agenda, schedule, housing, and the opportunity to receive SBCEU credits.

Note: Registration is not complete until the registration fee of $200 and housing costs (if staying on campus) have been received. Housing at the First Street Residential Hall is $30 per night. Total cost for registration and housing (if staying all four nights) will be $320. Please submit payment in the form of check or credit card. If paying by check please make it out to the University of Michigan and mail to Becky Waller, Thompson Library, 303 E. Kearsley, Flint MI 48502. If paying by credit card please call Becky Waller at (810)762-3410.

1) Application Form
Personal Information
Teaching Background






Professional Affiliations

Scholarship Needs

2) Statement of Purpose

In one to one and a half pages, tell us what knowledge, background, or perspective you will bring to participation in the seminar. Please consider the following:
  • The context in which you teach.
  • Your own interest in the Holocaust and/or other genocides. Specifically, address:
What aspect of the subject engages you personally?
What studies, books, or films have been integral to your thinking about the Holocaust or Rwanda genocide?
What specific questions you have or areas of interest you would like to pursue.
Are there any areas in Holocaust/genocide study in which you have already developed some expertise?
What do you hope to accomplish as a result of having attended the seminar? What are your goals for yourself as a teacher-scholar and for Holocaust/genocide  education at your school?


Click the button below to submit your application form. Please be sure that your application form in complete, and your Statement of Purpose file is attached.

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