Thursday, January 13, 2011

Gilder Lehrman Summer Seminars of Interest

Each summer, the Gilder Lehrman Institute sponsors a series of week-long seminars for teachers.  Full-time K-12 teachers, as well as National Park Service (NPS) interpreters and museum educators are eligible to attend. In addition, principals, curriculum specialists, and media specialists may apply if they have responsibility for making American history materials available. Community College faculty are eligible to attend high-school-level seminars. The 2011 seminars include
David Kennedy, "The Great Depression and World War II," June 19-25, 2011, Stanford University
Richard Sylla, "Economic and Financial Crises in American History," July 31-August 6, 2011, Ohio Wesleyan University
Richard White, "The Gilded Age and Its Modern Parallels," July 31-August 6, 2011, Stanford University
A complete list of seminars can be found here, applications and eligibility requirements linked from here. The application deadline for all Seminars is February 1, 2011.