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Fall 2021 UConn ECE European History (HIST 1400) Workshop

Fall 2021 UConn ECE HIST 1400 Workshop

On Wednesday, October 13th   UConn Early College Experience and the UConn ECE Faculty Coordinator for European History (HIST 1400), Prof. Ken Gouwens met with certified Instructors for their professional development workshop. Dr. Gary Kates (H. Russell Smith Foundation Professor of History, Pomona College) shared his talk on “What Book History Teaches US about the 18th Century European Enlightenment”.

Later, Jennifer Dufault (Guilford High School & Dr. Brendan Kane will lead discussion of how to teach an assignment on “Displacement in 1600s Ireland”.

 

UConn History courses offered through ECE.

Spring 2021 UConn ECE Medieval History (HIST 1300) Workshop

Spring 2021 UConn ECE Medieval History (HIST 1300) Workshop

On Thursday, April 22nd  UConn Early College Experience and the UConn ECE Faculty Coordinator for Medieval History, Prof. Sherri Olson met with certified HIST 1300 Instructors for their annual professional development workshop. Instructors were asked to read Carlo Ginzburg's, The Night Battles: Witchcraft & Agrarian Cults in the Sixteenth & Seventeenth Centuries (first published in Italian in 1966, first English translation 1983). The group had an interactive conversation about teaching during COVID-19 and later held a scholarly discussion about the text.

If you’re interested in looking at the text, it is available free of charge at archive.org (direct link: https://archive.org/details/nightbattleswitc00ginz/mode/2up). To read it you can create a free account which allows you to check it out for one hour or for 14 days.

UConn ECE History courses offered through ECE.

Spring 2021 UConn ECE American Studies, Latino and Latin American Studies and U.S. History Workshop

Spring 2021 UConn ECE American Studies, Latino and Latin American Studies and U.S. History Workshop

 

On Wednesday, February 10th  UConn Early College Experience and UConn ECE Faculty Coordinator for American Studies Laurie Wolfley, Faculty Coordinator for Latino and Latin American Studies Anne Gebelein, and Faculty Coordinator for U.S. History Matt McKenzie met with ECE American Studies, Latino and Latin American and U.S. History Instructors for a professional development conference.

Guest speaker Dexter Gabriel shared his research about Juneteenth and the origins of Black History Month with the group. After his talk, he engaged in an interactive group discussion with Instructors. Dr. Gabriel is an

After a short break, the attendees broke into small groups to discuss their favorite lessons and ideas for envisioning new lessons revolving around African American and Latino History. Later the instructors spent time in a discipline specific breakout session with their faculty coordinator discussing their course specific questions.

 

UConn American Studies, U.S. History, Latino and Latin American Studies courses offered through UConn ECE.

Fall 2020 UConn ECE European History (HIST 1400) Workshop

Fall 2020 UConn Early College Experience European History (HIST 1400) Workshop

On Wednesday, November 18th UConn Early College Experience and UConn ECE Faculty Coordinator for History Prof. Kenneth Gouwens met with ECE European History Instructors for their annual professional development conference.

Featured presentation by Dr. Paula Findlen, Pierotti Professor, Dept. of History, & Co-Director, Suppes Center for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology at Stanford University.

“The Scientific Revolution: Paradigm Shifts, Old and New"

Following the lecture, Prof. Findlen discussed her current research and then lead a discussion of some historical documents.

UConn History courses offered through UConn ECE.

European History Professional Development Day

On Wednesday, October 16th, UConn Early College Experience and UConn's History Department invited Assistant Professor, Sarah Silverstein (UConn, Department of History)  to speak with UConn ECE History 1400 instructors. The title of her talk was "Rediscovering the History of Interwar Internationalism". She also led a discussion with instructors, analyzing primary documents.

Later in the day,  ECE Faculty Coordinator, Kenneth Gouwens  discussed two new initiatives with the instructors.  The HIST 1400 new course reader and a spring graduate History courses which will be offered on the Hartford Campus.

UConn History classes offered through UConn ECE.