Teaching American History & Politics with Digital Humanities

2:00pm - 5:00pm / Friday 9th November 2018
Type: Workshop / Category: Department / Series: Centre for the Study of International Slavery
  • Suitable for: School teachers, trainee teachers, teaching assistants and postgraduate students (MA & PhD).
  • Admission: Admission is free. Please register here.
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This is a teaching workshop for school teachers, trainee teachers, teaching assistants and postgraduate students (MA & PhD).

14:00-14:30: Registration, Refreshments and Welcome Remarks
Kristen Brill (Keele University) & Laura Sandy (University of Liverpool).
Venue: Anthony Walker Education Centre (ISM)

14:30- 15: 00: Guided Tour of the International Slavery Museum, Liverpool
Venue: International Slavery Museum, Liverpool (ISM)


PART 1: Teaching American History

15:00- 16.15: Teaching American History and Digital Humanities
Allison Wickens, Vice President for Education at Mount Vernon.
Venue: Anthony Walker Education Centre (ISM)

PART 2: University and Public History
16:15: Short break (refreshments)

16:25 -16:50: University of Liverpool Students’ Taster Session
Presenting the Past: Liverpool and Slavery Tour Project
Venue: Anthony Walker Education Centre (ISM)

PART 3: CSIS Public Lecture
17:00-17:15: Refreshment Break
Venue: Martin Luther King Jr Building (ISM)

17:15- 18:30: The American Civil War, Lancashire and the Cotton Famine, 1861-65
Gervase Phillips (Manchester Metropolitan University)
Venue: Martin Luther King Jr Building (ISM)


18:30- 19:00: Drinks Reception
Venue: Martin Luther King Jr Building (ISM)