CSAC regularly organizes professional development seminars for teachers that explore various themes and issues of the Founding era. These seminars are typically multi-day events that feature historical and pedagogical experts.
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THE HISTORY, POLITICS AND LEGACIES OF SLAVERY IN AMERICAN HISTORY
Friday-Saturday, 1-2 March 2019
This two-day conference is designed for secondary level teachers and focuses on the problem and politics of race and slavery in American history with a special emphasis on the antebellum period. This event will feature talks by scholars from UW-Madison, UW-Eau Claire, and Hillsdale College. The conference will also provide opportunities for discussions of primary sources and pedagogical sessions. Participants are expected to attend all scheduled sessions.
All secondary school teachers are eligible to apply, but space is limited to 25 participants. Applications must be received by 20 February 2019. If you have any questions, please contact Tim Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kari Zarecki at email@example.com
This event is co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of the American Constitution (CSAC) and the Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy (CSLD) and is offered at no cost to attendees.
In addition, ATTENDEES will receive:
- $120 in reference books related to the conference topic
- $100 for travel expenses
- Room and board for the duration of the conference
- The opportunity to network with other teachers and scholars