For Participants Seeking Academic Credit

For students seeking credit, the course number is IS 3095 section 261 (Special Topics) for undergraduate credit or IS 8591 section 261 (Directed Study) for graduate credit. You may register for one or two credits. Tuition costs are in addition to the conference registration fee. The cost for each credit is $77.00. (If a student is enrolled in only this course at UMD for Spring 2003, there will be no additional fees; if a student is enrolled in additional Spring 2003 courses, other fees will be assessed, depending on the student's total credit load and collegiate affiliation.) Registration must be completed prior to May 9, 2003; refunds or withdrawals will not be possible after May 9, 2003. Participants choosing this academic credit option added to the conference may pay for tuition by check or credit card, or can choose to be be billed for tuition by Student Accounts Receivable according to its regular billing schedule.

Each participant seeking credit will be expected to consult with the professor prior to and following the conference, to contract for the number of credits (1 or 2), additional reading and work required, and the nature and length of paper to be turned in on completion.

For undergraduates (register for IS 3095 section 261):
For one credit, students are expected to attend the entire conference and compose a 5-page paper on the possible alteration of the Zapruder film. They will consult the following texts as references:
Twyman, Noel, Bloody Treason (1997), pages 117-166;
Fetzer, Jamess H., Ed., Assassination Science (1998), Part IV;
Fetzer, James H., Ed., Murder in Dealey Plaza (2000), Part V.

For two credits, undergraduates are expected to attend the entire conference and compose a 10-page paper on the possible alteration of the Zapruder film. They will read one of the above texts in its entirety and make its content (along with the material presented at the conference) an integral part of their papers.

For graduates (register for IS 8591 section 261):
For one credit, sutdents are expected to attend the entire conference and compose a 10-page research paper. They are to use one of the above texts in its entirety.

For two credits, students are expected to attend the entire conference and compose a 20-page research paper, using two of the above texts in their entirety.

Participants wishing to add this academic credit option to the JFK conference should confer with the instructor prior to registration. Contact James H. Fetzer at 218/726-7269 or email jfetzer@d.umn.edu.

Click here for a printable conference registration form, including academic credit options. (You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader--download a free copy.)

 

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