THE RAY WOLPOW INSTITUTE IN THE NEWS
- NEW: University press release on workshop “Teaching about the Holocaust” at WWU on April 29, 2017
- NEW: Free professional development opportunity for teachers in Bellingham, WA on April 29, 2017
- Holocaust survivor and educator Noemi Ban to speak at WWU on March 8, 2017
- WWU to Host Native American Activist Brian Cladoosby February 9th
- Historian Shares Research on Native American Genocide in California
- Wolpow Institute joins more than 91 Holocaust organizations from around the world in support of AHO open letter decrying intolerance and hate speech
- WWU Creates Ray Wolpow Institute for Study of Holocaust, Genocide
- Holocaust and genocide to be focus of new institute at Western Washington University
- Ray Wolpow Institute Advances Knowledge About Ethnic and Religious Conflict
- Dr. Alfers publishes book on Holocaust survivor Else Dormitzer in Germany
UPCOMING INSTITUTE-SPONSORED EVENTS AT WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
- Wednesday, April 19, 2017: Arndt Peltner, Award-winning journalist and freelance correspondent for German and Swiss radio and newspapers, 4:00PM, Miller Hall 121, “When the world looked away: Germany and the Rwandan Genocide”; free and open to the public, no reservations required.
- Monday, April 24, 2017: Yom HaShoah Commemoration with Holocaust educator and survivor Noémi Ban at 6:00PM; free and open to the public, but tickets are required for this event and will be released on EVENTBRITE on April 3, 2017 at 8:00AM.
- Saturday, April 29, 2017: Free professional Development Workshop on Teaching the Holocaust for English, Social Studies, and World Language Teachers, Echoes and Reflections Curriculum, sponsored by the ADL and the Ray Wolpow Institute. Teachers can receive 5 clock hours. 9:00AM-3:30PM. Registration required.
- Saturday, April 29, 2017: Holocaust educator and survivor Noémi Ban at 2:ooPM; free and open to the public, but tickets are required for this event and will be released on EVENTBRITE on April 3, 2017 at 8:00AM.
- May 17, 2017: Research presentation “Poetry after Auschwitz” by the director of the RWI, Dr. Sandra Alfers in the Western Libraries, 4:00PM; free and open to the public.
- Thursday, May 25, 2017: President Brian Cladoosby, Historical Trauma, 3:00 PM, Arntzen Hall 100. Free and open to the public but tickets are required for this event and will be released on EVENTBRITE on May 8, 2017 at 8:00AM.
UPCOMING EVENTS AT WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
- World at Western Events Calendar, Institute for Global Engagement – Talks, films, and more during winter quarter 2017, For more information please contact email@example.com
- World Issues Forum, Fairhaven College – Talks during winter quarter 2017, For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE HOLOCAUST CENTER FOR HUMANITY IN SEATTLE, WA
- March-May 2017: The Journey that Saved Curious George: Margaret and H.A. Rey’s Wartime Escape, Reservations are required.
- August 7-11, 2017: Powell Holocaust Summer Institute for teachers (grade 6-12) “Teaching for Humanity”. Application deadline April 1, Cost: $50, Teachers can gain up to 40 clock hours.