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Fairfield University (Fairfield, CT 06824-5195)
Laura R. Nash (Project Director: February 2016 to present)

From Harlem to Hip-hop: African-American History, Literature, and Song

A three-week institute for thirty schoolteachers to study African-American culture, from the Harlem Renaissance through hip hop, through history, literature, and music.

Fairfield University proposes a three-week summer Institute for school teachers. The scholars will present a range of perspectives on an interdisciplinary topic titled "From Harlem to Hip-hop: African-American History, Literature, and Song." The Institute includes training in the implementation of digital humanities as a means for conveying Institute content to students.

Project fields:
African American History

Institutes for School Teachers

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$175,323 (approved)
$175,323 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2016 – 12/31/2017