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Migration: a year-long workshop series for K-12 teachers, 2006

The Scholar-Teacher Symposium Series, 2005-2006

The Center for European and Eurasian Studies and The UCLA History Geography Project present "Migration," a year-long workshop series for K-12 teachers. The academic year series will be followed by a one-week summer institute on the same topic, August 7-11, 2006. Please contact the UCLA History-Geography Project for more information about the academic year series. Check this website for updates to the summer program.

Workshop Calendar

October 20

International Migration to Los Angeles
Dr. William Clark, UCLA Department of Geography

November 17

Migration and Immigration in the Roman Empire: Greeks, Jews and Germans
Dr. Ronald Mellor, UCLA Department of History

December 8

Marco Polo: Connections Along the Silk Road
Dr. Geoffrey Symcox, UCLA Department of History

January 19

Britain's Early Immigrants: Angles, Saxons, and Normans
Dr. Muriel McClendon, UCLA Department of History

February 16

Migrations Across the Border with Mexico
Dr. Kathleen Lytle Hernandez, UCLA Department of History

March 16

The Westward Migrations of Native American Peoples
Presentation held at the Autry National Center
Dr. Stephen Aron, UCLA Department of History

April 20

African American Migrations from the South at the
Presentation held at the California African American Museum in Exposition Park

Dr. Janice Reiff, UCLA Department of History

May 18

Beyond Fortress Europe? Trends in East-West Migration in Europe
Dr. Adrian Favell, UCLA Department of Sociology

The series is held from 4:30 to 7:30 PM. Unless otherwise designated, the sessions at UCLA are held in the History Conference Room, Bunche Hall 6275. We will continue to feature noted scholars lecturing on topics related to the California History-Social Science Standards. Each lecture is followed by a presentaiton of classroom applications designed by a K-12 teacher.

Admission is free. Parking at UCLA is $8, free at the Autry Ntional Center and $6 at the California African American Museum. UCLA extension credit is available for a fee. Letters certifying attendance hours are avialble for individual school districts upon request. Seating is limited.

For additional information: download the flyer or call (310) 206-9796 or email

Center for European and Eurasian Studies