Gauging Your Interest in Two New Online History and Literature Courses

The Whole Megillah wants to gauge your interest in two new courses. If you’re interested in one of the following, please contact barbarakrasner(at)att(dot)net or comment below.

The Holocaust – A six-week online course that covers anti-Semitism across Europe in the nineteenth century through the aftermath of the Holocaust. I will provide readings from leading scholars.

Method: Private Facebook page

Cost: $300

Holocaust Children’s Literature – A four-week survey course of historical narratives about the Holocaust written for children and young adults. Emphasis will be placed on books published since 2010, including picture books, novels, and nonfiction. We’ll cover a range of Holocaust-experience categories ranging from occupation and flight to recovery.

You will have to access the books on your own.

Method: Private Facebook page

Cost: $200

Barbara Krasner holds an MA in History and teaches the Holocaust at William Paterson University in New Jersey. She also holds an MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and served for four years on the prestigious Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee of the Association of Jewish Libraries. She teaches children’s literature at William Paterson University and is building a website and database of Holocaust children’s literature.

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About Barbara Krasner

History writer and award-winning author Barbara Krasner writes Jewish-themed poetry, articles, nonfiction books, and novels for children and adults.
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2 Responses to Gauging Your Interest in Two New Online History and Literature Courses

  1. Barbara Feller says:

    Barbara,
    I have two stories related to the the Holocaust. I would love your help on developing one or both. Do you think the children’s Holocaust literature would be a help? Or should we work some other way?
    Thanks,
    Barbara Feller

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