Previous Programs

2015

Narratives of Identity: African Studies Initiative and Leech Lake Tribal College, April 2.
World War I and the Armenian Genocide, April 25.
Holocaust Education in a Global Context, June 15-18.
Minnesota Goes to Berlin: Immigrant and Refugee Education in Germany, (funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Center of Excellence housed in the Center for German & European Studies) June 12-22.
Water, Health, and the World’s Cities, June 29-July 2.
Teaching African Identities through Film, July 27-30.
Women in Islam, September 19.
Understanding African Global Migration, September-December.
Identities in the Classroom: a ten day professional development for visiting Berlin Germany teachers (funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Center of Excellence housed in the Center for German & European Studies) October 19-29.
Affirming Identities in the Classroom, October 27.

2016

Africana Monthly Book Club for K-12 Educators, January-May.
Principles of Hinduism: a Workshop for Educators, March 1.
Managing Modern Identity and Dual Cultures, St. Paul Community College, March.
Infusing African Experience into the Curriculum, Normandale Community College, March-May.
Teaching the History of the Gold Coast through a Graphic Novel, a training for preservice teachers, April.
The Zika Virus: What is It and How Do We Teach It? May 31.
Minnesota’s Migration and Digital Storytelling, June 13-16.
Teaching about Genocides in Africa: Rwanda and Darfur, June 20-23.
Africa in the Classroom, June 27-30.
Developing Culturally Relevant Curricula on Africa: a Partnership of Experienced and Preservice teachers, June 27-July 14.
Building Community: An Introduction to Teaching Issues of Social Justice in the Classroom, October 5, 2016.
Social Movements and Identity, October 25, 2016.
African Curriculum in the K-12 Classroom, November 5, 2016.
Local Voices: An Exploration of Identity through Digital Storytelling, November 10, 2016.
Incorporating Internationally Themed Literature: Deconstructing Stereotypes in your Classroom, 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. November 17, 2016, National Council for Teachers of English National Convention, Atlanta, Georgia.
Global Literature in the High School Classroom, 11:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m. November 18, 2016, National Council for Teachers of English National Convention, Atlanta, Georgia.

2017

Middle East Book Club for K-12 Educators, January-May.
Social Justice in the Classroom Curriculum Development, January-May. 
Refugees in Our Classroom, March 1. 
Colonialism and Health Care in Africa, April 1.
Economies of Africa, April 21.
Inclusive Education: Public Health in Africa, April 4.
Introduction to Arabic for Non-Language Educators, May 20.
Minnesota's Migration and Digital Storytelling, June 26-29.
Stories of Conflict and Hope African Literature in the Classroom, July 10-13.
Curriculum Development African Literature in the Classroom, July 17-27.
Building Empathy, Taking Action Graphic Novels in the Classroom, October 12.
Somali for Educators, October 21.
A Long Way from Home the Journeys We Take, November 13.
Journeys to Our Classrooms, How Newcomers and Refugees Arrive, November 14.
Building Empathy Taking Action Graphic Novels in the Social Studies Classroom, National Council of Social Studies, November 19.
An Interactive Approach to Feminism and the Arab Spring Revoluntions (NCSS), November 20.
Language as Evidence Using Swahili in World History Classrooms (NCSS), November 20.
West African Perspectives in the French Classroom, November 28.