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BLACK HISTORY 360: THE SCHOMBURG’S SUMMER EDUCATION INSTITUTE 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR K-16 TEACHERS, COMMUNITY EDUCATORS, COLLEGE FACULTY, AND  COLLEGE STUDENTS.

Five days during July  | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Join K-16 educators 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. @SchomburgEd  #blackhistory360

Registration for the upcoming summer session is forthcoming. 

RECENT AGENDA AT A GLANCE


MONDAY | African Art, History and Literature

Lecture Presentation: “Ancient African Art & Civilization”  

Networking Session

Lecture Presentation: “Encounters with Race in American Art”

Workshop: “Ideas of Africa: African Writers Speak Back ”

Curriculum Lab: “Images of the Black in Western Art”

 

TUESDAY | Transatlantic Slavery: Memory and Truth

Lecture Presentation: “Slavery and Resistance”

Educators Roundtable: Teaching Slavery

Collection Presentation: "How Archives Give Voice to the Past"

Collection Presentation: "Using Historical Images to Teach Slavery"

 

WEDNESDAY | Ethnicity, Migration and Social Change

Guided Museum Visits: Brooklyn Museum and El Museo del Barrio

Lecture Presentation: TBA

Collection Presentation: “Visualizing Segregation: The Photography of Gordon Parks”

Collection Presentation: “Teaching the Negro Motorist Green Books”

 

THURSDAY | The Black Power Movement

Lecture Presentation: “Rethinking the Black Freedom Movement”

Film Screening and Discussion: Free Angela and all Political Prisoners

Workshop: "Teaching the Black Power Movement through Language and Literature"

Exhibition Presentation: Black Power 50

 

FRIDAY | Hip Hop and the Politics of Music and Culture

Lecture Presentation: “Hip Hop Revolution: The Culture and Politics of Rap”

Schomburg’s Hip Hop History Curriculum Preview

Curriculum Lab: Lyrically Speaking: Hip Hop History

Curriculum Lab: Hip Hop Global: Immigration, Migration and Global Politics

Film Screening and Discussion: Rubble Kings

Closing Reception

 

REGISTRATION FEES*:  

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

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

Next registration will be at www.schomburgcenter.eventbrite.com

For more information:

Visit:  schomburgcenter.org/blackhistory360

Email:  schomburged@nypl.org

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Follow us on Twitter @SchomburgEd #blackhistory360

*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.