Zakiya Atkinson

Ms. Atkinson will travel to South Africa to conduct a case study for the development of a cross curricular unit on human rights, the Holocaust, and genocide studies. While abroad, Ms. Atkinson will conduct a performance workshop with a group of adolescents affected by the remnants of apartheid while conducting in depth research at the South African Holocaust & Genocide Foundation and a number of museums. The developed unit will be integrated into dance and theatre curriculum for Memorial High School performing arts majors.