Memphis Events

2018

June

  • 1
    Getting Started with Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Getting Started with Holocaust and Human Behavior

    This self-paced workshop introduces Facing History and Ourselves’ case study, Holocaust and Human Behavior, through multimedia resources, readings, and teaching strategies that engage students in this powerful history and the themes of decision making, ethics, and responsibility. This workshop is designed to provide lesson ideas and support to teachers who may have a limited amount of class time to teach about the history of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. This interactive workshop uses resources from the companion resource book Holocaust and Human Behavior and helps teachers develop a customized teaching plan informed by Facing History’s approach and the one-week unit outline.

    Online

September

  • 1
    Teaching Red Scarf Girl
    Online
    Self-paced Workshop
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Teaching Red Scarf Girl

    This 5-hour self-paced online workshop introduces Ji-li Jiang's memoir, Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution, through multimedia resources, readings, and teaching strategies that offer educators an insightful window into the first tumultuous years of the Cultural Revolution in China.
    Online
2019

March

  • 28
    Stolen Lives: Teaching about Indian Residential Schools
    Online
    Online Course
    50.00 CAD

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Stolen Lives: Indigenous Peoples of Canada and Indian Residential Schools

    In this online course, we will explore the history of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools through primary source texts and survivors’ personal testimonies to better understand the devastating history and long lasting impact on former students, their families, and entire Indigenous communities.
    March 28, 2019 - May 9, 2019

April

  • 4
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Online
    Online Course
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Democracy at Risk: Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today’s global climate, the urgency of sustaining democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence is more pressing than ever. Studying the Holocaust and human behavior allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history while fostering their skills in ethical and moral reasoning, critical analysis, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical habits of mind for sustaining democracy.
    April 4, 2019 - May 8, 2019
    Online
  • 4
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Online
    Online Course
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

    Join us for our online course, Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird, which will help you bring a fresh approach to exploring Harper Lee’s classic work with your students.
    April 4, 2019 - May 8, 2019
    Online
  • 4
    Legacies of Reconstruction with Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries
    Online
    Webinar

    Legacies of the Reconstruction Era: A Conversation with Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries

    Join us as we explore the legacies of the Reconstruction Era with Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries, scholar of African American history and contemporary black politics.
    Online
    April 4, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • 9
    Teaching Enrique's Journey
    Online
    Webinar

    Teaching Enrique's Journey: A Story of One Boy's Immigration to the U.S.

    Join us for an interactive webinar where we’ll explore the young adult version of Enrique's Journey, a powerful biography, written by journalist Sonia Nazario. We’ll discuss key and timely themes of immigration, identity and membership, and how you might address these themes in your classroom.
    Online
    April 9, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • 10
    The Persistence of Hate
    Online
    Webinar

    The Persistence of Hate: Exploring Contemporary Antisemitism

    Join us for a webinar on how and why does antisemitism persist in communities today.
    Online
    April 10, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • 11
    None is Too Many: Antisemitism in Canada’s Past
    Online
    Webinar

    None is Too Many: Antisemitism in Canada’s Past

    In this second webinar of the Antisemitism in Canada series, we will explore Canada’s restrictive immigration policy, specifically the years 1933–1948.

     

    Online
    April 11, 2019
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 11
    Creating the Momentum for Social Change
    Tennessee
    Student Leadership Event


    Since 1997, the Facing History and Ourselves Student Leadership Program has brought together students from public, charter, independent, and religious schools to explore what it means to be an upstander in their schools and community. Those student leaders take these lessons to their campuses and collaborate with each other at teach-ins where the students, parents, teachers, and wider community experience first-hand an inspiring evening about how our choices can create a better future.

    Creating the Momentum for Social Change

    Join us for a Community Teach-In facilitated by Facing History student leaders from 16 local high schools
    East T-Stem Academy
    3225 Walnut Grove Rd
    Memphis, TN 38111
    April 11, 2019
    5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 17
    Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism in Canada
    Online
    Webinar

    Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism in Canada

    In this third webinar of the Antisemitism in Canada series, we will explore how acts of antisemitism are on the rise in Canada and share examples of individuals who are working to respond to and prevent instances of hate in this country.  

     

    Online
    April 17, 2019
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • 29
    Teaching Holocaust and Human Behaviour (UK)
    Online
    Webinar

    Teaching Holocaust and Human Behaviour (UK)

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust using Facing History’s approach allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. This webinar, featuring our resource Holocaust and Human Behaviour, will enable you as a teacher to support your students to do this, using the Holocaust for historical context.

    This webinar is designed to support UK teachers and educators and is taking place at 4.30 pm British Summer Time.

    April 29, 2019
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

May

  • 16
    Cabaret
    Tennessee
    Reception

     

    May 16, 2019

    6:30 PM - Reception
    8:00 PM - Curtain

    Playhouse on the Square
    66 Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104

    This play contains language and adult themes which may not be suitable for all audiences.

     

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    Cabaret Performance at Playhouse on the Square

    Please join us for a benefit performance of the award-winning musical Cabaret and a reception featuring wine and heavy hors d'oeuvres!

    Playhouse on the Square
    66 Cooper St
    Memphis, TN 38104
    May 16, 2019
    6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

June

  • 4
    Race and Membership
    Tennessee
    Seminar
    $430.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Race and Membership in American History: The Eugenics Movement

    Using Facing History’s resource book Race and Membership in American History: The Eugenics Movement, this workshop will explore how Americans defined citizenship and membership in the early part of the 20th century and the echoes and legacies of this movement today.

    June 4, 2019 - June 6, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves - Memphis
    115 Huling Ave
    Memphis, TN 38103
  • 18
    Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird
    Tennessee
    Seminar
    $30.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

    This workshop introduces educators to Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection, and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee's beloved novel.
    June 18, 2019 - June 20, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Staff Development Building
    1161 West 40th St
    John Ross Room
    Chattanooga, TN 37410

July

  • 16
    Holocaust and Human Behavior
    Tennessee
    Seminar
    $430.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Holocaust and Human Behavior

    In today’s world, questions of how to best build and maintain democratic societies that are pluralistic, open, and resilient to violence are more relevant than ever. Studying the Holocaust using Facing History’s approach allows students to wrestle with profound moral questions raised by this history and fosters their skills in ethical reasoning, critical thinking, empathy, and civic engagement—all of which are critical for sustaining democracy. This workshop features Holocaust and Human Behavior and is intended for middle and high school teachers.
    July 16, 2019 - July 18, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Facing History and Ourselves
    115 Huling Ave
    Memphis, TN 38103

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