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From Posters to Podcasts: Social Activism from the 20th Century to Today (Summer 2023)

July 31 - August 5

Registration for this course is now open!

Dates:  Monday, July 31st – Saturday, August 5th
9:00am – 5:00pm
Credits: 3 P-Credit/45 CTLE hours*
Fee: $240 (MFTA)+ $125 (ASPDP)

Course Description: The purpose of this course is to build teacher content knowledge around 20th and 21st century social activism and explore how current activism can be informed by activism of the past through hands-on art-making and STEAM integration. Participants will trace different types of social activism throughout the 20th and 21st centuries, the modes in which groups communicated their messages, and the historic figures that fought for a variety of causes. After grounding the course in historical content, teachers will consider how to bring a diverse range of voices into their classrooms when teaching these topics in order to support students to explore their own complex identities. In partnership with the New York Historical Society.

*To receive P-Credits, participants must be registered with MFTA and on the ASPDP website.

Any questions? Email Will Niedmann at wniedmann@mfta.nyc.gov


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Posters to Podcasts
$ 240.00
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July 31
August 5
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Materials for the Arts
33-00 Northern Blvd, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 11101 United States
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