Teaching Melville: Summer Teacher Institute - Apply by March 1

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March 1, 2020 - 11:59 pm Application deadline

"Herman Melville’s 'Moby-Dick' & the World of Whaling in the Digital Age" - a two-week summer institute for teachers - runs June 19 – July 2, 2020 at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, in New Bedford, MA. Join colleagues from across the country to gain insight into the art and context of Melville's iconic 19th-century American novel "Moby-Dick," while learning new approaches to interpreting the book for 21st-century students. The deadline is fast approaching for teachers to apply - MARCH 1. Twenty-five educators will be chosen to attend the Institute, which includes a $2,100 stipend for those who are accepted. The interdisciplinary Institute is particularly appropriate for teachers of secondary school literature, as well as teachers of history, social studies, science and other disciplines—as well as teachers at other grade levels, school administrators, and other educators. Scholars from the Melville Society Cultural Project will serve as principal faculty for "Teaching Melville." See all the details and APPLY AT https://teachingmelville.org/.  

The Teaching Melville Summer Institute for Teachers is funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.