22 June 2012
Venue: Room 206, Owen G Glenn Building (The University of Auckland Business School)
Host: The United States Embassy, Auckland History Teachers’ Association, The University of Auckland Department of History
Inspired by the ‘global turn’ in the teaching of United States history and the New Zealand History Curriculum’s emphasis on history ‘of significance to New Zealanders’, this workshop will present new ways to think and teach about the history of United States.
What was the American Revolution?
American Slavery and the Civil War
Civil Rights and the Global Freedom Struggle September 11 in International Context
Peter Field, Department of History, University of Canterbury Jennifer Frost, Department of History, University of Auckland
The presentations will include an overview lecture, discussion, teaching strategies and resources (including bibliographies, primary sources, brief secondary readings, classroom activities)
This free workshop is open to approximately 20 teachers. It will include afternoon tea and be followed by drinks and nibbles.
Please RSVP by Friday 8 June to Jennifer Frost (firstname.lastname@example.org)