Applications now open for 2011 Gilder Lehrman summer seminars in American history
K-12 history, social studies and English teachers are invited to apply to the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History 2011 Summer Seminars. Taught by renowned historians on college campuses in the US and the UK, these one-week seminars give educators the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of topics in American history—while gaining practical resources and strategies to take back to their classrooms.
Apply early: seminar space is limited. APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 1, 2011.
NEW Seminars in 2011:
Slavery and the Slave Trade in the Caribbean
Philip D. Morgan
University of West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados
William Faulkner and Southern History
Don H. Doyle
University of Mississippi
Culture and Politics in the Age of the Cold War
Native American History
Colin G. Calloway
Returning Seminars, among others:
The Era of George Washington
Gordon S. Wood
George Washington’s Mount Vernon
From the Founding of a Nation to the Crisis of the Union
Carol Berkin and Fritz Fischer
For Elementary and Middle School teachers
Twentieth Century Women’s Rights Movements
Nancy F. Cott
The Great Depression and World War II
David M. Kennedy
The Age of Lincoln
St. Catherine's College, Oxford University, U.K.
The Global Cold War
Odd Arne Westad
Clare College, Cambridge University, U.K.
Economic and Financial Crises in American History
New York University
For a complete list of Gilder Lehrman’s 2011 seminars, information about full and partial fellowships, graduate credit, and to apply online, visit: www.gilderlehrman.org/summerseminars.html
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