Back to Summer Seminar 2003

Week 1
Monday
June 9
Tuesday
June 10
Wednesday
June 11
Thursday
June 12
Friday
June 13
Week 2

Monday, June 9

Morning (University of Houston)

Afternoon (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston)

  • Morning
    • 9 - 10:30am Introductions and The World in 1492
      Steve Mintz, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of History, UH
    • 10:45 - 11:30am America's African Heritage
      Kairn Klieman, Professor of African History
  • Afternoon
    • View the Print Room and talk about the MFAH in a general sense
      Victoria Burke/Neil Liss & Debra Williams/Cam White

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Tuesday, June 10 (MFAH all day)

  • Morning
    • 9 - 10:30am Reflections and England's New World
      Steve Mintz, John and Rebecca Moores Professor of History, UH
    • 10:30 - 12:00pm Frida Kahlo and American Art
      Lois Zamora, Professor of English, UH
  • Afternoon
    • 1 - 5:00pm Art Activities and Pedagogy
      Victoria Burke/Neil Liss & Debra Williams/Cameron White

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Wednesday, June 11 (UH all day)

  • Morning
    • 9:00am - Leave for Brazoria County Archaeological Dig
    • 10am 12:00pm Slavery and Slave Culture
      Dr. Ken Brown of Brazoria County Historical Museum
  • Afternoon
    • 2:00 2:30pm Digital Slavery
      Sara McNeil and Steve Mintz
    • 2:30 5:00pm Project Time/Using Technology

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Thursday, June 12 (UH all day)

  • Morning
    • 9:00 - 10:15am Revolutions in American Life
      Steve Mintz
    • 10:30 - 11:30am Images of Colonial America/ Images of Regional Culture
      Interactive Stratagies, Using Galleries
      VictoriaBurke and Neil Liss
  • Afternoon
    • 12:30 - 2:30pm America's Classical Music Tradition
      Howard Pollock, Professor of Musicology, Moores School of Music, UH
    • 2:30 - 5:00pm
      Discussion of Field Trip to San Antonio

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Friday, June 13 and Saturday, June 14 (San Antonio)

  • Friday Morning
    • 8:00am Leave UH for Field Trip to San Antonio
  • Friday Afternoon
    • 2 - 4:00 pm San Antonio Museum of Art
      Guided Tour and Visit

  • Saturday Morning
    • 9:15 - 11:30am San Antonio Missions
      Guided Tour and Visit
  • Saturday Afternoon
    • 2 3:30 pm Institute of Texan Cultures
      Guided Tour and Visit

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Monday, June 16 (UH all day)

  • Morning
    • 9 - 9:30am Reflections
      Everybody
    • 9:30 - 10:15am Group Work
    • 10:15 - 11:00am Technology Unit
      Sara McNeil
    • 11:00-12:00pm A Noon Literature Unit
      Dorothy Baker, Associate Professor of English, UH
  • Afternoon
    • 1:00 - 2:00pm Group work
    • 2:00 - 3:00pm The Changing American Landscape
      Victoria Burke and Neil Liss
    • 3:00 - 4:00pm Houston Symphony Brass Quintet
      Houston Symphony, KIVA, UH
    • 4:00 - 5:00pm Reflections/Connections

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Tuesday, June 17 (UH all day)

  • Morning
    • 9 - 9:30am Reflections
      Everybody
    • 9:30 - 10:15am Group work on projects
      Graduate assistants
    • 10:15 - 11:00am Images of the West, Lincoln's America
      Victoria Burke and Neil Liss
    • 11:00 -12:00pm A Noon Music Unit
      Dr. Rose Lange, Professor of Ethnomusicology, Moores School
  • Afternoon
    • 1 - 2:00pm History
      Steve Mintz
    • 2 - 3:00pm Technology
      Sara McNeil
    • 3 - 4:00pm Powerful Teaching
      Debra Williams and Cam White

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Wednesday, June 18 (UH all day)

  • Morning
    • 9 - 9:30am Reflections
    • 9:30 - 10:15am Group work on projects
      Graduate assistants
    • 10:15 - 11:15am American History Through Ceramics and Decorative Arts
      Michael Brown, MFAH, Curator of Bayou Bend
    • 11:15 - 12:15pm The Civil War
      Dr. Joe Glatthaar, Civil War historian
  • Afternoon
    • 1 - 2:00pm History
      Steve Mintz
    • 2 - 3:00pm Technology
      Sara McNeil
    • 3 - 4:00pm Powerful Teaching
      Debra Williams and Cam White

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Thursday, June 19 (UH morning and TSU in the afternoon)

  • Morning
    • 9 - 9:30am Reflections
      Everybody
    • 9:30 - 10:15am Group Work
    • 10:15 - 11:00 Images of the Civil War and Reconstruction
      Neil Liss and Victoria Burke
    • 11:00 - 12:00pm History at Noon
      Dr. Ernest Starks, Associate Professor of History, Texas A & M

  • Afternoon
    • 12:15 - 1:00pm Lunch at the Family Cafe
    • 1 - 4:00pm TSU Field Trip with Dr. Sarah Trotty
      Guided Tour and Visit

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Friday, June 20 (UH and George Ranch)

  • Morning
    • 9 - 11:00am Sharing and Group Work
    • 11:00am Leave for George Ranch

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The Project for the Active Teaching of History
http://www.path.coe.uh.edu/

Funded by a major grant from the U.S. Department of Education, PATH seeks to enhance the teaching of American history throughout the Gulf Coast region. A joint project of Region 4 Education Service Center, the University of Houston Department of History and College of Education, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, PATH will host a series of summer seminars for teachers and colloquia for the general public.

For additional information: Please contact Debra Williams, Education Specialist in Science/Social Studies Services at Region 4 Education Service Center,
713-744-6846 or dwilliams@esc4.net