20 December 2007
JSU Administrator and Professor
to Attend Prestigious Hess Faculty Seminar
Dr. Joe Delap, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of
Foreign Languages, has been accepted to participate in the 2008 Hess Faculty Seminar, January 2-8 at the United States Holocaust Memorial
Museum in Washington, DC. According to the Museum's announcement, "[t]he Seminar consists of presentations and discussions about the
history of the Holocaust, particularly the actions, interactions, and motivations of perpetrators, victims and bystanders. Special
attention will be given to the relationships among these three groups, the 'gray zones' between them, and the many people who fit
more than one of those labels. Pedagogical sessions will also be included, featuring participant-facilitated discussions on classroom
teaching methods and roundtable discussions on teaching strategies across multiple disciplines."
Those chosen to participate in the seminar must be faculty members of accredited, degree-awarding institutions (baccalaureate, the
equivalent, or higher) in North America. A maximum of 20 participants are accepted for the seminar annually.
Dr. Delap team-taught a course on Holocaust History and Literature with Dr. Russel Lemmons, Professor of History, during May Term of
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