NEH Workshop Opportunity Deadline March 1

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July 16, 2017 to July 29, 2017
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Important Professional Development Opportunity for k-12 Teachers!  The Rochester Reform Trail is a week-long K-12 Workshop in the NEH funded Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop Program.  Please join us this July in Rochester, NY, for an exploration of the iconic landmarks associated with Rochester's vibrant the 19th century Reform Movement.  Morning lectures and discussions by Erik Seeman (University at Buffalo), Richard Newman (RIT), Alison Parker (College at Brockport) and others, are followed by field trips.  Our destinations include: the Rochester Broad Street (Erie Canal) Aqueduct; High Falls and Brown's Race, the site of Rochester's first Industrial Revolution; a cruise on the Erie Canal on a canal-era packet boat; visits to the Frederick Douglass Project at the University of Rochester; visits to the Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony gravsites in Mount Hope Cemetery; the Susan B. Anthony House; Seneca Falls and the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Home.  Please see the website for important application and contact information.  Deadline is approaching fast!

Contact Info: 

Jose R. Torre, Associate Professor of History, The College at Brockport, State University of New York