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San Jose State University Research Foundation (San Jose, CA 95112-5569)
Matthew Spangler (Project Director: February 2015 to present)

The Immigrant Experience in California through Literature and Theater

A two-week summer institute for twenty-five school teachers that would explore the immigrant experience in California through literary works and theatrical adaptations.

The Departments of Communication Studies, History, and Radio, TV, Film & Theatre Arts at San Jose State University (SJSU) propose to host a Summer Institute for 25 school teachers from July 17-31, 2016, titled: "The Immigrant Experience in California through Literature and Theatre." The institute seeks to deepen participants' knowledge about literary texts and theatre productions that document the immigrant experience and the legacy of immigration in California.

Project fields:
Theater History and Criticism

Institutes for School Teachers

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$168,632 (approved)
$161,518 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 12/31/2016