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Writing & Remembrance: Strategies for the Teaching the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

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Repeats every day 3 times.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 9:00am to Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 3:45pm
Bank of Oklahoma Room (NH 140)
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June 11-13, 2019
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
OSU-Tulsa Bank of Oklahoma Room (North Hall 140)

This interactive 3-day workshop offers teachers (grades 5-12) curriculum ideas and strategies to address the events of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre (formerly the Tulsa Race Riot). As we approach the centennial commemoration of this tragic event in Oklahoma’s history, classroom  curriculum should consider the impact this continues to have on our community. Using literature, writing, field trips, and guest speakers, participants will build curriculum and resources to take back to their classroom. All participants will receive books, digital resources, and a professional development certificate for hours completed.

Cost: $25

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Guest Speakers

Workshop guest speaker sessions will also be open to the public.

  • Anna Myers, author of Tulsa Burning
    Tuesday, June 11 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Jennifer Latham, author of Dreamland Burning
    Wednesday, June 12 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

For more information, contact:
Dr. Shanedra Nowell

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Dr. Shanedra Nowell
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