NEH Summer Institute for College and University Teachers
In conjunction with Williams College and the Upper Housatonic African American Heritage Trail(In the heart of the Berkshires)
College and university teachers nationwide are invited to apply for a 2011 NEH Summer Institute, The Role of Place in African American Biography, sponsored by Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Williams College, and the Upper Housatonic Valley African American Heritage Trail. This 4-week institute will examine African Americans in New England from colonial days to the early twentieth century through exploration of individual biographies and the social history of blacks in New England through five representative lives. The Institute will feature guest lecturers in African American history, American history, literature, art history, and anthropology. The institute will be comprised of lectures, discussions, historic site visits, and opportunities for research.
Frances Jones-Sneed, Ph.D.
Professor of History & Director of Women Studies
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
375 Church Street
North Adams, Massachusetts 01247
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