Symposium 2017

The Symposium offered education faculty and college leaders the opportunity to reflect on our central question: How can 21st-century colleges of education prepare educators to build an informed citizenry? In an era of high-stakes testing, DePaul and Facing History agree that we must not lose sight of one of the...

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Event: Summer Institute 2017

Summer Institute, June 26-28, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. “Ordering America: How the Progressive Era and the Eugenics Movement Shaped Our Society” The Collaboration’s Summer Institute offers professional development to educational professionals and welcomes college of education faculty members who are participating in the Symposium. This year, the focus was...

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Evening Seminar Event

The DePaul University and Facing History and Ourselves Collaboration was delighted to hold its Evening Seminar, “I Learn America: Creating Cultures of Belonging in Schools” on April 19, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. This two hour event began with a film screening of “I Learn America: One High School, One School Year, Five...

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Event: Participant Network

We had our inaugural DePaul University and Facing History and Ourselves networking event at Fiesta Mexicana. Participants learned more about the work we have been doing at the Collaboration and how they can get involved.  We previewed our upcoming Summer Institute, and talked about teaching, history, politics, and more.  ...

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Evening Speaker Event

We were delighted to have Professor Timothy Gilfoyle, past president of the Urban History Association and winner of the Allan Nevins and Kenneth Jackson prizes. Professor Gilfoyle presented “A Pickpocket’s Tale: George Appo and the Progressive Origins of Eugenics,” which draws on his award-winning book.  The event took place on...

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Symposium 2016: How can 21st-century colleges of education prepare educators to build an informed citizenry?

After hosting our inaugural Symposium in 2015, DePaul and Facing History are now inviting a small group of colleges of education to join us in our second national Symposium. Together, we will explore how to integrate ethical reflection, intellectual rigor, and emotional engagement into pre-service curriculum and in-service professional development...

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Professor Steven Hahn – Pulitzer Prize Winner

The DePaul University and Facing History and Ourselves Collaboration welcomes Professor Steven Hahn, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History, to the fifth annual Summer Institute Evening Speaker Event. A renowned scholar, teacher, and lecturer, Professor Hahn helps audiences understand the importance of Reconstruction to American history and to the...

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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: How history informs equitable education for all students

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: How history informs equitable education for all students A seminar on how educators can address discrimination and the achievement gap. Tuesday,Feb. 23, 2016 6-8 p.m. Schmitt Academic CentRoom 161 2320 N. Kenmore Ave. Chicago, IL 60614 Two CPDUs available. Register online tinyurl.com/EvSemRegistration2016 or contact...

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Symposium 2015 : How can 21st-century colleges of education prepare educators to build an informed citizenry?

A DePaul University and Facing History and Ourselves Collaboration Symposium In 2012, DePaul University’s College of Education joined with the international professional development organization Facing History and Ourselves to develop a collaboration that would better equip our graduates with the tools to transform young people into engaged citizens. Facing History...

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