Introductory Workshop

Racial Slavery and the Making of the Modern World: Resistance, Freedom, and Legacies

9:00 am — 3:00 pm
Brown University
Providence, RI
DETAILS

Our workshops are completely interactive, so be ready to be engaged and inspired!

Participants will:

EXPLORE the forthcoming Choices unit Slavery and the Making of the Modern World and engage in lessons and activities from the curriculum. The curriculum will support both students’ and teachers’ inquiry into a global history of slavery and its legacies;
LEARN from a content presentation related to a theme found in the unit;
HEAR about the mission and work of the Center for the Slavery and Justice at Brown University.

Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown University.
Register $0Per Person
WHAT'S INCLUDED

All participants receive the print format and a one-year Digital Editions license for the Choices unit, Slavery and the Making of the Modern World.  Lunch and a certificate of attendance are also provided.

Free, thanks to generous funding from the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown University.

Registration:  You must register with a school email. If you register and do not attend, we will bill your school a $50 cancellation fee.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This workshop is limited to high school history and other social studies educators. High school humanities teachers often use our materials and are also invited to attend.  A limited number of seats have been reserved for Providence Public School high school teachers.

WORKSHOP LEADER

Mimi Stephens

Choices Director of Professional Development
Mimi is the Director of Professional Development for the Choices Program. Prior to joining the Choices Program in 2011, Mimi worked at Clark University where she served as the Director of the Teacher Center for Global Studies supporting K12 social studies teachers throughout Massachusetts for more than 20 years. Mimi holds a Masters in International Development and Social Change from Clark University.
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