Register now to attend a free workshop on teaching Latinx history

Teaching Latinx history as part of a general education survey course is the topic of the Hainds Fellowship workshop at the downtown Aurora campus of Waubonsee Community College from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on April 12.

This free workshop is open to the public, but it is especially designed for community college, university, and high school teachers, graduate students and preservice teachers.  A continental breakfast and lunch is included at no charge.

Presentations include:

Latinx History: State of the Field

Emiliano Aguilar, Department of History, Northwestern University

Missionaries, Merchants, and Miners: Transforming the U.S. Survey with Latinx History

Amy Godfrey Powers, Department of History, Waubonsee Community College and American Historical Association’s “History Gateways” Project

Realizing the Radical Potential of Latinx History: Transformative Assignments in the History Survey

Antonio Ramirez, Department of History, Elgin Community College

Latinx History is U.S. History: Teaching the Survey at an Emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution

Christina Abreu, Director, Center for Latino and Latin American Studies and Department of History, Northern Illinois University

If you are interested in attending this event, please fill out the registration form at

go.niu.edu/Hainds-registration. Feel free to contact Beatrix Hoffman, NIU Department of History, at beatrix@niu.edu    with any questions. This program is sponsored by the Hainds Humanities Endowment within the NIU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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