The Visiting Lectureship Program seeks to make the latest and best of scholarship and teaching on the Holocaust accessible to the widest possible range of North American higher educational institutions and, in the process, to stimulate student interest and engagement in this field of study.
To this end, the Program annually offers the services of several DISTINGUISHED VISITING LECTURERS for campus visits of 1-2 days. During these visits, the Visiting Lecturer delivers one talk open to the campus community and the general public and participates in at least one session of a class dealing with the Holocaust. Basic honoraria for the Visiting Lecturers are paid by the Foundation ($500 per visit), along with 50% of the costs of travel and accommodations for the Lecturers during their visits. Host institutions pay only the remaining 50%, as well as all meal and hospitality charges for the Lecturers. Supplementary honoraria are welcome but not required.
By April 1 annually, the Holocaust Educational Foundation selects the subsequent academic year's roster of potential visiting lecturers and posts on this website the following information: the names, titles, and short biographies of the visiting lecturers; a list of topics on which each is prepared to lecture; and the dates between October 15 and May 1 when each is available for visits.
Institutions seeking visits by individual lecturers should submit their requests, indicating preferred dates and providing firm commitments of local funding, to the Holocaust Educational Foundation via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) by October 1 of the relevant academic year. The Foundation then brokers the arrangements between individual lecturers and the requesting schools and arrives at a schedule of visits. Applicants are notified of the resulting program as soon as possible thereafter. Should individual lecturers be under-subscribed, these deadlines may be relaxed in their cases and later requests may be entertained.