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Teaching About Africa: Full Series (Workshops 1-4)
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
This Event Is A Series Of Dates (See Below)
September 2, 2015, October 22, 2015, November 13, 2015 and December 2, 2015
Topic: Behavior & Climate
Sponsored by: ESC-CC
Presenter(s):
Description: Learn about the geography, cultures and arts of modern Africa through the ESC’s Fall 2015 workshops that explore the central, eastern and western geographic regions of sub-Saharan Africa. Enhance your content knowledge about non-Western countries and societies in response to Ohio’s learning standards requirements. Pan-African scholars from Cleveland State and Kent State Universities will lead workshops and share their experiences teaching, living and working on the continent of Africa for the series “Teaching About Africa.”

September 2, 2015 –The Public Humanities and Modern Africa: An Interdisciplinary Symposium
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. - Cleveland State University, Fenn Tower Ballroom, 3rd Floor, 1983 East 24th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44115
4:30-6:00 p.m. – Reception co-hosted by CSU Department of History and the ESC of Cuyahoga County

Scholars and practitioners of history, anthropology, archaeology, art, education research design, geography, and library and information sciences will explore how the humanities and social sciences play a transformative role in modern Africa. CSU’s Center for Public History + Digital Humanities and Maseno University in Kenya have collaborated to create the first humanities-based mobile app in East Africa that records the history of the Kenyan communities and the future of their developing world. The symposium kicks off the ESC’s K-12 teacher workshop series “Teaching About Africa.”

October 22, 2015 – East Africa: Kenya and the Cleveland-Kenyan History Mobile App Project
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the ESC of Cuyahoga County, Essex Place, 6393 Oak Tree Blvd., Independence, Ohio 44131
Presenter: Prof. Meshack Owino, Cleveland State University Department of History

November 13, 2015 - West Africa: Senegal and African Literary Genres
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the ESC of Cuyahoga County, Essex Place, 6393 Oak Tree Blvd., Independence, Ohio 44131
Prof. Babacar M’Baye, Kent State University Pan-African Studies Program

December 2, 2015 –Central Africa: Democratic Republic of The Congo and African Music Traditions
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the ESC of Cuyahoga County, Essex Place, 6393 Oak Tree Blvd., Independence, Ohio 44131
Prof. Kazadi Mukuna, Kent State University Pan-African Studies Program
Audience:
Preference given to Cuyahoga County
Location: ESC of Cuyahoga County, Essex Place, 6393 Oak Tree Boulevard, Independence, OH 44131
Registration Time: Registration @ 8:00 AM
Program Time: 8:30 AM and ending at 4:30 PM
Program Cost: $80.00 
Make Check or PO Payable to: ESC-CC
Registration Deadline: 8/26/2015
To Register:
Professional Development Contact Hours:  
Graduate Credit: 1.0
Special Notes:

Register under this title only if you would like to attend ALL 4 workshops.  (If you do not want to attend all 4 workshops and would like to attend individual workshops, please register individually by workshop date.)

NOTE:  On September 2nd, there will be a reception from 4:30 - 6:00 pm.

Please see attached brochure for additional details.
 

For Information Call: Roni Staimpel
roni.staimpel@esc-cc.org
216-901-4233
Program Flyer:
Teaching Africa