Sunday, November 9, 2008

African Studies Association Teachers’ Workshop

Saturday, November 15, 2008

The African Studies Association (ASA) will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first annual meeting in historic Chicago, IL.

As part of the larger program, we will feature scholars, artists and community activists from across the country who will facilitate panels, workshops and discussions tailored especially to educators. It is a one-day (8am -4:30 pm) professional development event and is open to educators from Head Start to higher Ed.

In addition to learning about innovative ways to incorporate Africa into their curricula teachers will receive a CD full of teaching resources designed by Columbia University, a “How Big Is Africa Poster?” with a comprehensive curriculum guide and a text for use in the classroom, Africa: A Biography of the Continent. Lunch is also included.

Venue: Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers 301 East North Water Street Chicago, IL 60611
Date: Saturday, November 15, 2008
Time: 8 am-4:30 pm
Registration: $25
Credit: Eligible for professional development credit (CPDU)

For more information:
Toni Pressley-Sanon
University of Wisconsin-Madison
(608) 265-9151
Tage Biswalo
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(217) 244-5456

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