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February 28, 2019 | 5:00 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. View Recurrence Dates
Category: Seminar
Location: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago-Detroit Branch
1600 East Warren Ave.
Detroit, MI 48207
Cost: Free
Occurring: Custom View Recurrence Dates
Audience: Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty

Michigan Social Studies Standards have recently required 20th century Genocide education to be taught in secondary classrooms. Are you interested in taking your basic Holocaust knowledge to the next level? Then please join us for the 2019 Joyrich Holocaust Seminar, hosted by the Wayne State University College of Education.

Originally led by Dr. Sid Bolkosky, founder of the Voice/Vision Project at U. of M. Dearborn and Dr. Bob Pettapiece of Wayne State. The seminar has a history of excellence, providing information on the history of the Holocaust often through the stories of local Holocaust survivors. 

Currently, the Joyrich Holocaust Seminar is being led by Dr. Bolkosky’s successor, local Holocaust expert and current Voice/Vision Project Director, Dr. Jamie Wraight. Dr. Wraight provides practical, rich historical context during in-depth discussions to help participants understand/fathom/grasp the Holocaust. The seminar will provide participants with tools to take into their classroom, up to 12 State Continuing Education Credit Hours (SCECHs), a certificate of participaion, a generous dinner and parking during each session—at no cost to you.

The 2019 Joyrich Holocaust Seminar will take place over the course of 4 evenings: February 28, March 7, March 18, and March 28. This seminar is designed for social studies teachers, however it is also open to preservice teachers and all teachers who are interested in learning more about the Holocaust. 

For more information about this event, please contact Sarah Schrag at 577-0904 or