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Black History 360°: The Schomburg's Summer Education Institute 2013

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

Monday-Friday, July 15-19, 2013
 
Teachers from kindergarten to college are invited to make the Schomburg Center your destination for a spectacular “education vacation” this year! Join hundreds of educators and premier scholars from across the country for 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. 
 
 
 
This year’s themes include:
The Art of Black America,
Race & Literacy Education,
The American Abolitionist Movement,
Civil Rights Studies: Teaching 1963 and 1964,
Afro-Latin@ Studies: East Harlem,
Africans in India,
and more.  
 
 
“Extremely Stimulating!”
 
“I appreciated the extraordinary quality of every single presentation, the diversity of perspectives, the generosity of materials, and the brilliance.”
 
“I am revamping my curriculum and so excited to teach my students what I’ve learned.”  
-- Quotes from 2012 Participants
 
 
Registration Fees*:  
General: $500/week ; or $125 per day.
College Students & Seniors:  $400/week ; or $100 per day.
 
Seats are Still available. Walk-ins accepted!
 
REGISTRATION FORMS & FLYERS - DOWNLOAD ATTACHMENTS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.
 
AGENDA IN BRIEF:
As of May 31, 2013

MONDAY, JULY 15 | RACE AND LITERACY EDUCATION

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

Talk:
“Race-Making and the Nation State” with Dr. Anthony Marx, President, New York Public Library

Curriculum Lab:
“Racial Literacy” with Dr. Yolanda Sealy-Ruiz, Teachers College, Columbia University

Conversation:  
“Historical Illiteracy and Critical Literacy”  with Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Director, Schomburg Center and Dr. Ernest Morrell, Teachers College, Columbia University

TUESDAY, JULY 16 | CIVIL RIGHTS STUDIES

Seminar:
“Teaching the Movement: Lessons from 1963 and 1964” with Allyson Criner Brown, Associate Director, Teaching for Change;  Iris Jacob, Professional Development Specialist, Teaching for Change; and Deborah Menkart, Executive Director, Teaching for Change.

Presentation:
Using Primary Resources from the Schomburg Collections to Teach Civil Rights History

Curriculum Lab:  
“Teaching the Black Power Movement”  with Dr. Yohuru Williams, Fairfield University

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17 | THE AMERICAN ABOLITIONIST MOVEMENT & AFRICAN DIASPORA STUDIES

Performance/Workshop:
Using American Anti-Slavery Writings: Colonial Beginnings to Emancipation by James G. Basker

Curriculum Lab:
Using Primary Resources from Schomburg Collections to Teach Slavery and it’s Abolition

Curator’s Talk & Exhibition Tour:
“Africans in India: From Slaves to Generals and Rulers”  with Dr. Sylviane A. Diouf, Curator of Digital Collections, Schomburg Center

THURSDAY, JULY 18 | ART OF BLACK AMERICA: HARLEM RENAISSANCE, WPA, BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT, AND CONTEMPORARY ART
 
Presentation:
“Black Art of the 20th Century” with Dr. Kara T. Olige, Deputy Director, Schomburg Center

Talk & Exhibition Tour:
“Lois Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color” with Tammi Lawson, Librarian, Art & Artifacts Division, Schomburg Center

Curriculum Lab:
Using Primary Resources from Schomburg Collections to Teach the Black Arts Movement

Art & Literature Workshop:  
Aaron Douglass’ Murals Aspects of Negro Life with Deirdre Hollman, Director of Education, Schomburg Center

FRIDAY, JULY 19 | AFRO-LATIN@ STUDIES, HARLEM STUDIES, HIP-HOP STUDIES

Film:  
The Legacy of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg (1986)

Conversation:
“Afro-Latin@ Studies” with Dr. Miriam Jiménéz Roman, Executive Director, Afro-Latin@ forum and Dr. Tanya Hernandez, Fordham University

Curriculum Workshop & Walking Tour A:  
El Barrio-East Harlem

Curriculum Workshop & Walking Tour B:
Hip Hop History
 
Special Event:
SATURDAY, JULY 20 | THE HARLEM BOOK FAIR
 
 
For more information:
Visit:  schomburgcenter.org/blackhistory360
Call:  (212) 491-2207
 
*The Schomburg Summer Education Institute is funded solely by registration fees which are used to pay for event costs, honoraria, program materials and resources. 
 

 

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