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Black History 360°: The Schomburg's Summer Education Institute 2015

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BLACK HISTORY 360: THE SCHOMBURG’S 6TH ANNUAL SUMMER EDUCATION INSTITUTE 2015

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR K-12 TEACHERS, COMMUNITY EDUCATORS, COLLEGE FACULTY, AND  COLLEGE STUDENTS.

August 3-7, 2015  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Join hundreds of educators (K-12 and College) and premier scholars from across the country for a spectacular “education vacation” at the Schomburg Center featuring lectures, interactive workshops, curriculum labs, curator talks and community walks that explore the history and cultures of African Americans and African peoples throughout the Diaspora.  Educators will gain valuable content knowledge and learn inquiry-based approaches to teaching across the grades using the Schomburg’s rich primary resource collections on-site and online.

 

AGENDA IN BRIEF:
As of July 24, 2015

 

Monday, August 3 | The 100th Anniversary of the Great Migration

Opening Remarks:  Deirdre L. Hollman, Director of Education & Exhibitions, Schomburg Center

Pop-Up Exhibition: In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience

Presentation:  “African-American Suburban Migration”, James Levy, University of Wisconsin

Film Screening: “Harlem On My Plate”

Curriculum Lab:  “Jacob Lawrence’s  Great Migration: Essays & Verse”

Field Trip: MoMA - Tour of “One-Way Ticket - Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series”

 

Tuesday, August 4 |The Radical Politics of Afrofuturism & The Power of Protest Music - Part 1

Presentation:  “The Alchemy of the Black Imagination: The Pedagogy of Afrofuturism”, John Jennings, SUNY Buffalo

Fela Kuti and the Power of Protest Music - Part 1 presented by StudentsLive

--Film Screening: “Finding Fela” Documentary Film

--Curriculum Lab:  Lessons inspired by “Finding Fela”

 

Wednesday, August 5 |Black Life Matters & The Power of Protest Music - Part 2

Gallery Stroll:  Curators’ Choice: Black Life Matters & The 75th Anniversary of the American Negro Theater

Fela Kuti and the Power of Protest Music - Part 2 presented by StudentsLive

--Workshop: “Creating Lyrics in the AfroBeat Tradition”

--Workshop: “Utilizing Afrobeat Music to Teach Any Subject”

Collection Presentation:  “Teaching History through the Story of The American Negro Theatre”, Mei Tei Sing Smith, Artist & Curator

 

Thursday, August 6 | Black Life Matters: History and Healing

Presentation: “Beyond the Now: Charting the History of African-American Encounters with Jim Crow and Police Violence”, Dr. Yohuru Williams, Fairfield University

Workshop: “After Ferguson: Healing Hearts and Sustaining Youth Activism”

Collection Presentation:  “Epistolary Lives: The Art of Letters as Historical Documents”, Steven Fullwood, Schomburg Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books Division

Collection Presentation:  “Telling the Stories of the Black Experience to Children”, Maria Liriano, Schomburg Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division

 

Friday, August 7 | Black Life Matters: Using Art, Film, and Voice to Explore the Past

Films & Curriculum Labs:  “Using Hip Hop Documentaries to Teach Post-Civil Rights History”

Collection Presentation:  “Diggin’ In The Vault”, Tammi Lawson, Schomburg Art & Artifacts Division

Collection Presentation: “Evidence of Things Un*Seen”, Shola Lynch, Schomburg Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division

 
 

REGISTRATION FEES*:  

General: $500/week ; or $125 per day.

College Students & Seniors:  $400/week ; or $100 per day.

 

REGISTRATION FORMS - DOWNLOAD LINK AT BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE!

You can pay by check, money order, or purchase order using the registration form.


NEW ONLINE PAYMENT OPTION* VIA EVENTBRITE AVAILABLE NOW!  CLICK HERE

*Convenience fees apply


For more information:

Visit:  schomburgcenter.org/blackhistory360

Email:  schomburged@nypl.org

Call:  (212) 491-2272

Registration Deadline EXTENDED: August 1, 2015

Limited WALK-IN registration may be available August 3-7, if space permits.

 

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*The Schomburg Summer Education Institute is funded solely by registration fees which are used to pay for event costs, honoraria, program materials, and teacher resources.

 

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