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Summer Teacher Workshop: "The Dark Side of Sugar: Slavery, Indentured Labor, and Race Relations"

Designed for Middle and High School Teachers

Event Details

Tuesday, July 9, 2019
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Madison College, Truax Campus, 1750 Wright Street
This teacher training workshop, designed for middle and high-school teachers, will address how to discuss race in the contemporary classroom. Through the lens of the history of sugar, we will talk about slavery in the United States and indentured labor in the Caribbean, while reflecting on how these complex and traumatic histories continue to have an impact today. Registration cost: $100. This fee includes materials, dinner on day 1, and lunch on day 2. Registration link coming soon!