Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys
Join historians and subject-matter experts for a one-day workshop on the history and cultural traditions of Islam. Subject-matter experts will be leading open discussions and break out sessions on various topics such as Muhammad and the birth of Islam, history of the modern Middle East, and case studies in Muslim culture, art and literature.
Open to middle and high school teachers. Resource books will be available to all participating teachers. There will also be a Project-Based Learning session based on the National History Day (NHD) model of student learning in relation to the 2017 NHD theme, "Taking a Stand in History.”
Lunch will be provided. Limited Travel stipends for neighbor island teachers are available and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please contact Lisa Yamaki at firstname.lastname@example.org or (808) 732-5402 x. 2 for more information.
Click here to view the flyer for this workshop.
This workshop is sponsored by:
A Museum for learning about the global culture of Islamic art and design through exhibitions, guided tours, public programs and digital initiatives.
With assistance from the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf, a program of the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
When & Where
Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities
This workshop is conducted by the Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities, Hawai‘i History Day with generous sponsorship from Alexander & Baldwin Foundation, Bendon Family Foundation, Daniel K. Inouye Memorial Institute, Matson and Sidney Stern Memorial Trust. This program is supported in part by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts through appropriations from the Legislature of the State of Hawai‘i and by the National Endowment for the Arts.