2017 Teacher Workshops: Civil Rights Literacy and the Common Good

Public forum sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities

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2017 Dates & Locations:

Friday, October 13: Baioni Conference Center, Broom Hall, Delta State University, Cleveland MS

Friday, October 20: MGCCC Hospitality Resort Management Center, 420 Debuys Rd Biloxi, Mississippi 39531

Friday, November 3: Murrah Hall, Room 200, Millsaps College, Jackson MS

Schedule:

8:00-8:30 Continental breakfast, professional networking, resource guide

8:30-8:45 Opening remarks

8:45-9:45 Session 1: Moving Mississippi Up in Classrooms

10:00-11:00 Session 2: Back to the Source: Using Primary Documents to Teach Civil Rights (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)

11:15-12:15 Session 3: Oral history workshop

12:30-1:15 Lunch, keynote address by Sheila Sundar, of the Southern History Project

1:15-1:30 Q&A with presenters

1:30-1:45 Concluding remarks and assessment

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