Thursday, March 15, 2007

The Constitution for College Teachers: Workshop this Summer

Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Constitution for College Teachers
July 8-14, 2007, in Albany, NY
Application Deadline: April 13, 2007

The Institute for Constitutional Studies at George Washington University is pleased to announce an interdisciplinary workshop on the Constitution for college instructors. “New Approaches to Teaching the Constitution” will be offered from July 8 to 14, 2007, in Albany, NY, in association with the University at Albany. The workshop will be led by Professor Sandra F.Van Burkleo of Wayne State University, with guest instructors from several academic disciplines (including Richard Hamm of the University at Albany, Paul Finkelman of Albany Law School, and Stephen Schechter of Russell Sage College).

The workshop is designed for college-level instructors who now teach or plan to teach undergraduate courses in constitutional studies, including constitutional history, constitutional law, and related subjects. All college-level instructors are welcome to apply, including adjuncts and part-time faculty members, from any academic discipline associated with constitutional studies (history, political science, law, anthropology, sociology, literary criticism, etc.). However,preference will be given to applicants from the Northeast region of the United States and those who teach at liberal arts colleges. Participants will receive a $500 stipend and some travel expenses and will be provided with dormitory housing during the workshop.

For application procedures and more details about the workshop, visit the ICS website or contact the Institute’s director, Maeva Marcus.