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Colgate University (Hamilton, NY 13346-1386)
Graham Russell Hodges (Project Director: February 2015 to present)

Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad

A three-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on the history of abolitionism and the Underground Railroad.

A three-week Summer Seminar for teachers on Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad in America from the colonial days until the Civil War to be held at Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, from July 10-July 29, 2016. The proposed seminar will provide to sixteen middle and high school teachers: lectures, discussions by some of the foremost scholars in the field, ample secondary readings and primary texts, films and field trips to sites relevant to the institute’s purpose. Graham Russell Hodges, the George Dorland Langdon,Jr. Professor of History and Africana & Latin American Studies at Colgate will organize and direct the institute.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Seminars for School Teachers

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$133,105 (approved)
$123,258 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 9/30/2016