Henry Ford Community College in Dearborn, Michigan invites applicants to a National Endowment for the Humanities-sponsored Landmarks of American History Workshop for School Teachers in the summer of 2005. The five-day workshop is entitled, “The Rouge Plant, Henry Ford, and Manufacturing History, 1917-2004.”
Daily sessions of the workshop will investigate a particular theme. Topics include The Rouge and Manufacturing History, The Rouge and Labor History, Henry Ford as Icon, The Diego Rivera Murals, and The Contemporary Rouge.
Morning seminars, featuring distinguished scholars and commentators, will convene at the M-TEC (Michigan Technical Education Center). Afternoon tours will enhance morning dialogue. Participants will visit sites such as the Ford Rouge Plant, the Diego Rivera Detroit Industrial Murals (at the Detroit Institute of Arts), Greenfield Village, the Henry Ford Museum, and the Walter Reuther Labor Archives. Evening sessions will focus on lesson plans.
Two sessions: June 20-24 and June 27-July 1.
Henry Ford Community College
5101 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
313-845-6457 Email: email@example.com
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