PIER REGIONS African Studies East Asian Studies European Studies Latin AMerican Studies Middle East Studies

Colonial Latin America

Part I. Workshop at Yale and NYC
July 5-9, 2011

This Summer Institute will explore the theme of Colonial Latin America to understand the ways in which the colonial period contributed to the modern Latin American identity. The K-12 and post-secondary educators will participate in a dynamic and intensive week long workshop that will build upon the expertise of scholars from diverse disciplines specializing in Latin America.

Part II. Optional Field Trip: Dominican Republic
July 10-17, 2011

The week long field trip will provide the opportunity to deepen educators’ knowledge about colonial Latin America as they participate in lectures, discussions, architectural tours, and guided visits with experts to archaeological sites, art museums, architectural sites, local communities and plantation zones.

Please note that the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies is the only program taking teachers abroad this summer. For more information, please contact Julianne Baker Gallegos at julianne.bakergallegos@yale.edu or (203) 432-9903.

This Summer Institute is full.

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The 2011 PIER Summer Institutes for Educators at Yale University are sponsored by Programs in International Educational Resources, the Council on African Studies, the Council on East Asian Studies, the Council on European Studies, the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies, the Council on Middle East Studies, and the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale with generous support from Title VI National Resource Center Grants from the United States Department of Education.