The Rhetoric of Race and Reform, 1861-1871
Professor Lucia Z. Knoles, Assumption College and
Saturday, December 2, 2006
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Lucia Knoles will guide participants through letters to and from freedmen
and freedmen.s teachers as well as other
documents (laws, articles, reports, etc) dealing with slavery to foster a
discussion about the rhetoric of race in the Civil War-era United States.
Knoles will feature a website she is developing with sources found at the
American Antiquarian Society, Through a Glass Darkly: Images of Race,
Region, and Reform in the Northern Press and the Letters of Freedmen and
Freedmen's Teachers, 1862-1871.
Each seminar is worth 5 PDPs, and you are expected to attend the entire
event. You do not have to be enrolled in the fall Teaching American
History (TAH) course to be eligible to register for the Saturday seminars,
but you must be a teacher in the Worcester, Millbury, or Sutton public
school districts. Some pre-reading may be required. Space is limited.
Registration Deadline: November 21
register, please contact Amy Sopcak at (508) 471-2129
or asopcak[at]mwa.org. Preference will be given to teachers from the
Worcester, Millbury, and Sutton school districts, but teachers from other
districts who are interested are encouraged to contact Amy to be placed on
a waiting list.
TAH Courses, Saturday Seminars,
and Summer Institutes,