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Holocaust Survivor Fribourg to Speak on March 28

FribourgHolocaust survivor Henry A. Fribourg will speak at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, on Saturday, March 28.  His presentation, “Escape to Freedom: A Story of Survival, Dreams, Betrayals, and Accomplishments” will begin at 3:45 in the Lindsay Young Auditorium of Hodges Library, 1015 Volunteer Blvd.  Fribourg is professor emeritus of crop ecology in the UT Institute of Agriculture.

Saturday’s presentation is part of a Belfer First Step Workshop made possible by a generous gift from the Arthur and Rochelle Belfer Foundation.  The workshop for teachers is titled “Teaching Diversity through Content, Context, and Complexity of the Holocaust” and is sponsored by the UT Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.  Educators will learn how to use museum resources in their classrooms.  Pre-registration is required for the workshop portion of this event.  More information on the workshop is included on the Belfer First Step Flyer or available through the Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education’s upcoming events.

The workshop coordinators are Deborah Wooten and Dorothy Hendricks, both professors in UT’s College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences.

For more information, please view the Belfer First Step Flyer which is available to print and post in your area regarding the workshop portion of this event.

The event is free and open to the public.