Education Programs: Institutes for K-12 Educators

Period of Performance

10/1/2010 - 12/31/2011

Funding Totals

$188,124.00 (approved)
$188,124.00 (awarded)

Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad

FAIN: ES-50328-10

Colgate University (Hamilton, NY 13346-1338)
Graham Russell Hodges (Project Director: March 2010 to June 2012)

A four-week summer institute for twenty-five K-12 teachers on abolitionism and the Underground Railroad in upstate New York.

A Four-Week Summer Institute for teachers on Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad in Upstate New York to be held at Colgate University, Hamilton, New York from June 26-July 22, 2011. The proposed institute will provide to twenty-five middle and high school teachers lectures, discussions by some of the nation’s foremost scholars in the field, supply ample secondary readings and primary texts, and offer films and field trips to sites relevant to the institute’s purpose. Graham Russell Hodges, the George Dorland Langdon, Jr. Professor of History and Africana Studies at Colgate will organize and direct the institute.