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TEACHING AMERICAN HISTORY – AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE: “IN THEIR OWN WORDS”
October 7, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pmFree
he Missouri State Museum is hosting three Teaching American History seminars in 2022 and early 2023. These free daylong seminars connect scholars with local educators on a wide array of topics. Registration is required.
This seminar will explore the range, complexity and narrative power of African American literature. With a particular focus on women writers, it will examine what literature can teach us about America’s struggle to align its politics more closely to its founding ideals.
All participants will receive a letter of continuing education and digital and paper copies of the agenda and documents reader. Lunch will be provided by the Missouri State Museum.
To register, visit teachingamericanhistory.org/seminar/african-american-literature-in-their-own-words/.