Workshops for Teachers
Zora Neale Hurston and Eatonville, Florida
The Florida Humanities Council invites K- 12 educators from across the U.S. to explore the impact of Eatonville, Florida on the life and work of Zora Neale Hurston, author of Their Eyes Were Watching God. Writer, folklorist, anthropologist, and arguably the most significant collector and interpreter of Southern African-American culture, Hurston spent her childhood in Eatonville, the oldest incorporated black municipality in America.
This week-long workshop will be led by distinguished historians, folklorists, architectural historians and literature scholars. Participants will stay at Rollins College, located near Eatonville and Orlando. Stipends will be paid to help cover travel and living expenses.
Who: K-12 teachers (public & private), administrators, and other school personnel
When: Three week-long workshops: June 15–21, June 22–28, June 29–July 5, 2008
Where: Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida
How: Visit our website at: www.flahum.org/Zora or call (727) 873-2010
On-line application deadline is March 17, 2008.
This Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop is presented by the Florida Humanities Council and funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Director Florida Center for Teachers
Florida Humanities Council
599 2nd St S
St Petersburg, FL 33701
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