Karcheik Sims-Alvarado, a scholar who for more than 20 years has studied the history and culture of African Americans throughout the Black Atlantic World. Whether in the classroom, museum or in the field, she has sought to document and teach the African-American odyssey through various mediums.
Faculty often are called upon to embed civic engagement into student learning. This workshop provides a brief overview of best practices for civic and political engagement pedagogy before moving on to concrete examples of how to implement these initiatives and on a shoestring budget. Lunch workshop for interested faculty. Feb. 1, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.