African American History

Summer 2020

 

Explore the African American narrative in historical events from a local and national perspective.  Discover how slavery permeated African American history through education, disenfranchisement, and segregation.  Relate radical reconstruction of the 19th century to the political, cultural, and social activism of the 21st century.

 

 

     AGENDA

Onsite Interactive Instruction for Teachers

July 6-16 | Monday-Friday | 9am-4pm
UW-Parkside

Onsite Interactive Instruction for Students

July 13-16 | Monday-Friday | 9am-4pm
UW-Parkside

Chicago Walking Tour

July 17 | All Day
Chicago

Content Module Presentations by Teachers

July 27-28 | 9am-4pm
UW-Parkside

Onsite Interactive Instruction for Students

July 27-31| Monday-Friday | 9am-4pm
UW-Parkside

Teachers

must be a licensed High School Social Studies teacher
 

  • Earn 6 graduate credits each summer at no cost
  • Be exposed to minority historical paths, and to see oneself in the history
  • Engage with state and national experts in the field of study
  • Travel to National Parks and National Monument sites for hands-on placed-based learning experiences
  • There will be availability to earn a stipend while participating in place-based learning trips

Students

must be a Junior or Senior in High School
 

  • Earn 3 college history credits each summer at no cost
  • Be exposed to minority historical paths, and to see oneself in the history
  • Participate in a Chicago Museum Exploration
  • Engage with state and national experts in the field of study
  • Travel to National Parks and National Monument sites for hands-on place-based learning experiences

PROGRAM CONTACT

Denise Olstinske | (262) 595-2162 |hancock@uwp.edu

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