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The Gilder Lehrman Teacher Symposium

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The Gilder Lehrman Institute is pleased to announce our return to large-scale, in-person programming with our upcoming special event, the Gilder Lehrman Teacher Symposium at Gettysburg College. In July 2022, teachers from across the United States will be able to learn, network, and grow together as they work closely with renowned scholars in various fields of American history.

This Symposium will take place Saturday, July 9 through Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania. We will be offering eight different courses that run concurrently during the Symposium, led by prominent scholars.

Participants will choose one of the eight courses to attend, as each course is a multi-day, intensive experience. Each course will feature the following:

  • Opening remarks by Manisha Sinha along with a live discussion of her book The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition.

  • 12 hours of live, in-person lectures/discussions with a prominent scholar on a specific topic

  • Pedagogy sessions led by a Gilder Lehrman Master Teacher

  • Program-wide book talks with participating scholars

  • Networking opportunities with teachers from across the country

  • A certificate confirming completed hours/CEUs for the Symposium

  • Access to the GLI Exhibition Hall, where teachers can learn all about the programs and offerings the Gilder Lehrman Institute has available to them, including our Traveling Exhibitions, Affiliate School offers, and the Gilder Lehrman MA in American History Program

  • Special events that include an American history trivia night, scholar Q&As, and a field trip to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Each course has a limited number of seats in order to ensure an intimate experience, so once a course is full, registration for that course will close.

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