Wednesday, June 21, 2017




Kuykendall 106 Events Room


Beverages will be provided.
​Please feel free to bring your lunch. 

Sponsored by:

Center for Teaching Excellence


Into the Archives: On Initiating Students in the Art of Primary Source​s
​A Hands-On Workshop for Faculty

Presented by:
Lori Pierce, PhD
American Studies, UH Manoa, and ​Associate ​P​rofessor​ ​of African & Black Diaspora Studies, DePaul University
C​hristine 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.


OFDAS 30 Years

Center for Teaching Excellence
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Honolulu HI 96822 USA

UH Manoa