Applications now open for 2011 Gilder Lehrman summer seminars in American history

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K-12 history, social studies and English teachers are invited to apply to the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History 2011 Summer Seminars. Taught by renowned historians on college campuses in the US and the UK, these one-week seminars give educators the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of topics in American history—while gaining practical resources and strategies to take back to their classrooms.

Apply early: seminar space is limited. APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 1, 2011.

NEW Seminars in 2011:

Slavery and the Slave Trade in the Caribbean
Philip D. Morgan
University of West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados

William Faulkner and Southern History
Don H. Doyle
University of Mississippi

Culture and Politics in the Age of the Cold War
Alan Brinkley
Columbia University

Native American History
Colin G. Calloway
Dartmouth College

Returning Seminars, among others:

The Era of George Washington
Gordon S. Wood
George Washington’s Mount Vernon

From the Founding of a Nation to the Crisis of the Union
Carol Berkin and Fritz Fischer
Tulane University
For Elementary and Middle School teachers

Twentieth Century Women’s Rights Movements
Nancy F. Cott
Harvard University

The Great Depression and World War II
David M. Kennedy
Stanford University

The Age of Lincoln
Richard Carwardine
St. Catherine's College, Oxford University, U.K.

The Global Cold War
Odd Arne Westad
Clare College, Cambridge University, U.K.

Economic and Financial Crises in American History
Richard Sylla
New York University

For a complete list of Gilder Lehrman’s 2011 seminars, information about full and partial fellowships, graduate credit, and to apply online, visit:

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