Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Kuykendall 106 Events Room
Beverages will be provided.
Please feel free to bring your lunch.
Center for Teaching Excellence
Into the Archives: On Initiating Students in the Art of Primary Sources
A Hands-On Workshop for Faculty
Lori Pierce, PhD
American Studies, UH Manoa, and Associate Professor of African & Black Diaspora Studies, DePaul University
Christine Kirk-Kuwaye, PhD
American Studies, UH Manoa; Instructor in American Studies, English & EdAdmin leadership; and Faculty Specialist, Student Affairs, retired. Currently, independent researcher on archival materials on Territorial Hawai’i.
Would you like to increase the use of primary sources in your teaching? Are you interested in developing assignments that effectively use archival material? Are you looking for new ways to stimulate critical thinking?
In this hands-on workshop for faculty in the humanities and social sciences, presenters will:
• discuss strategies for developing teaching material that use primary sources
• explore a set of documents from the UH archives and special collections
• discuss strategies for building in-class, research and writing assignments around archival material
For: ALL Faculty
Workshop material is drawn from the disciplines of humanities and social sciences, but faculty from all disciplines are welcome.