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Summer Institute for teachers week of July 26 features History speakers

July 27, 2021 History

Maryland Center for History and Culture's 2021 Summer Institute.

"Slavery, Freedom, and Memory in Maryland" MCHC teaching institute meets this weekweek.

The Maryland Center for History and Culture and the University of Maryland Department of History are offering a week-long summer institute for teachers July 26-30, 2021 on "Slavery, Freedom, and Memory in Maryland." Richard Bell is coordinating the institute and Elsa Barkley-Brown and Chris Bonner are featured speakers. From the MCHC website: "Participants will explore topics including the freedom, citizenship, and memory of African American Marylanders during the antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction periods, as well as the Jim Crow-era legal battles that continued into the early 20th century."

Contact MCHC Director of Education David Armenti,, with questions about this institute.