Teachers at educational levels K-12 are invited to apply for an exciting four-week seminar in Philadelphia. Sponsored by The National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library Company of Philadelphia, “Philadelphia's Economy in an Age of Atlantic World Revolutions” will bring together 15 teachers from June 22-July 17, 2009 to explore the themes of economic development, popular mobilization, revolutionary political culture, and the wider Atlantic world’s ferment during the late eighteenth century. Seminar Director, Professor Cathy Matson will guide study of this important American city’s transformation through readings and discussion, as well as the historic sites that interpret the people of Philadelphia during an era of Atlantic revolutions from roughly 1760 to 1810.
For information about eligibility and application procedures, as well as the schedule of readings and site visits, please visit www.librarycompany.org/neh.
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