New York Events

2021

January

  • 20
    Teaching Memoir Series: Identity, History, and Choices
    New York
    Workshop
    $30.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Teaching Memoir Series: Identity, History, and Choices

    This three part series will draw on Facing History’s Witnesses to History Memoir Collection, to explore ways to engage youth in thinking about identity, reflecting on the impact of history on individuals and groups, and analyzing adolescent choices. The third session will feature Nicole Chung, author of All You Can Ever Know.

    This workshop is intended for middle and high school teachers in the New York/New Jersey area. NY participants will receive CTLE hours and NJ participants can get PD hours upon completion.

    January 20, 2021 - February 10, 2021
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    Online

February

  • 18
    Teaching Japanese-American Incarceration
    New York
    Workshop
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    Teaching Japanese-American Incarceration using Memoir and Film

    Empower students to identify injustice with a literary and historical examination of Japanese American incarceration during World War II. We will feature the documentary film And Then They Came for Us and Facing History and Ourselves’ new educator’s guide to Jeanne Wakatusuki Houston’s memoir Teaching Farewell to Manzanar.

    This workshop is intended for middle and high school teachers in the New York/New Jersey area. NY participants will receive CTLE hours and NJ participants can get PD hours upon completion.

    February 18, 2021
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Online
  • 25
    Exploring Identity and Antiracism in Education
    New York
    Workshop

    In Conversation: Exploring Identity and Antiracism in Education

    We invite you to join us for an important conversation with Facing History and Ourselves, the New-York Historical Society, and Dr. Zachary Casey, Associate Chair of Educational Studies at Rhodes College on antiracist education: why it is essential to our practice as educators and the challenges and opportunities it presents to us and our communities.

    Online
    February 25, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

March

  • 11
    In Conversation: Japanese American Incarceration
    New York
    Workshop

    In Conversation: Japanese American Incarceration

    Please join us for a conversation with Facing History and Ourselves, the New-York Historical Society, and Stan Yogi, author of Fred Korematsu Speaks Up, as we honor the experiences of Japanese Americans who were incarcerated, explore what it means to be an upstander during difficult moments, and discuss legacies today.

    Online
    March 11, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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