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Westminster College (Fulton, MO 65251-1299)
William Huntley (Project Director: June 1970 to present)

Afro-American Experience and the African Heritage

Three-week summer workshop for 40 college teachers from mid-Missouri on the role of the black man in American society. ABSTRACT: Three-week workshop, June 8-26, 1970, designed to create a deeper understanding of the black man's role in American society. Source of enrichment for 40 members of the teaching staffs of the three cooperating institutions (Lincoln University, Westminster College, William Woods College) and of other institutions in mid-Missouri. Several study areas treated, including 1) a study of a sample early African civilization (e.g., the Sudan); 2) a study of some problems in colonization and slave trade; 3) selected topics which deal with the economic, social and cultural development of the black man in the U.S Lectures and bibliographies given during the workshop will be made available to the participants. Administrations of the participating institutions asked to foster faculty exchange by having faculty members offer courses on campuses other than their own to promote faculty interaction not only during the summer workshop but during the academic year as well. Funds for administrative and instructional salaries, support of participants.

Project fields:
History, General

Institutional Planning and Development

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$28,920 (approved)
$28,920 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1970 – 5/31/1972