Outreach

Latin American Educator's Workshop

FALL 2019 Latin American Educators Professional Development Workshop

NATIVE FOODS OF LATIN AMERICA: WEALTH FOR THE WORLD

LAEW Native Foods

  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2019

  • 4:00 - 6:00 pm (2 hours)

  • Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Join CLACS for our Fall Professional Development workshop for K-12 and Community College Educators/Librarians interested in Latin American Studies.

 

AGENDA

Time

Presentations Title

Presenters

4:00-4:05 PM

Welcome

Dr. Kasia Szremski, CLACS Associate Director

4:05- 4:25 PM

Native Foods of Latin America

Dr. Kasia Szremski, CLACS Associate Director

4:25- 4:45 PM

Why We Eat What We Eat: Food and Culture in Colonial Latin America

Dr. Mariselle Melendez, Spanish and Portuguese

4:45- 5:05 PM

Bioactive compounds in native foods of Latin America: Role in cardiovascular disease

Dr. Elvira de Mejia, Food Science

5:05- 5:25 PM

Latin American Native Foods diet, nutritional aspects

Dr. Margarita Teran-Garcia, Extension Specialist Hispanic Health Programs, Research Assistant Professor, HDFS

5:25-5:45 PM

Andean contributions to Western Diet

Carlos Molina-Vital, CLACS Quechua Instructor, UIUC

5:45- 5:55 PM

Resources for Teachers

Dr. Antonio Sotomayor, Librarian of Latin American Studies, UIUC

5:55: 6:00 PM

Evaluation

SPEAKERS

DR. KASIA SZREMSKI, Associate Director, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, UIUC

DR. MARISELLE MELENDEZ, Professor, Head, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UIUC

DR. ELVIRA DE MEJIA, Professor, Department of Food Science, UIUC

DR. MARGARITA TERAN-GARCIA, Extension Specialist Hispanic Health Programs, Research Assistant Professor, HDFS Division of Nutritional Sciences Carle Illinois College of Medicine, UIUC

CARLOS MOLINA-VITAL, Quechua Instructor, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, UIUC

DR. ANTONIO SOTOMAYOR, Associate Professor, Librarian for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, University Library, UIUC

This professional development workshop primarily for K-12 and Community College educators, and librarians. K-12 educators in Illinois are elegible to receive ISBE Professional Development Hours (PDH). Others are elegible to receive General University Continuing Education units (CEU).

For more information please contact Alejandra Seufferheld at amsseu@illinois.edu

 

 

 

 

Summer 2019 Professional Development K-14 Educators' Workshop

CONTEMPORARY MAYAN HISTORY AND CULTURE

 

  • LAEW.Summer19June 17 - 21, 2019 (Monday-Friday)

  • 9:00 am -12:00 pm & 2:00 - 5:00 pm (6 hours/day)

  • 1066 Lincoln Hall, University of Illinois

Join CLACS for our annual, week-long (30 hours) Professional Development workshop for K-12 and Community College Educators/Librarians interested in Latin American Studies.

This year we will focus on contemporary Maya communities and participants will learn about Mayan contemporary histories, languages, cultures, and politics. Participants will also learn the basics of Q’anjob’al, a Mayan language spoken right here in C-U! Activities will include lectures by UI faculty supplemented by music and movies. Participants will be able to revise and/or create new classroom materials to be shared by all.

  • Course fee: $ 100.00 (includes snacks and materials)

Deadline to apply: May 31, 2019

 

This professional development workshop primarily for K-12 and Community College educators, and librarians. K-12 educators in Illinois are elegible to receive ISBE Professional Development Hours (PDH). Others are elegible to receive General University Continuing Education units (CEU).

For more information please contact Alejandra Seufferheld at amsseu@illinois.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Spring 2019 Professional Development K-12 Teachers Workshop

latw_CarnivalCelebrating Latin American Carnivals!

  • Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
  • 4:30 - 6:30 PM
  • 1080 Foreign Languages Building, UIUC
  • Registration
    AGENDA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summer 2018 Latin American Studies Educators' Workshop


"Modern Andean Points of View: The Andes and Their People"
Program 2018

June 4-8, 2018

AGENDA
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus


This professional development workshop primarily for K-12 and Community College educators, and librarians. K-12 educators in Illinois are elegible to receive ISBE Professional Development Hours (PDH). Others are elegible to receive General University Continuing Education units (CEU).

DEADLINE: Friday, May 25, 2018

COURSE DESCRIPTION
- One-week workshop directed at K-12 and Community College Educators, and Librarians interested in Latin American Studies
- 6-hours of daily contact (30 hours total)
- Introduction to Andean populations, cul-tures, ecologies, and economic growth.
- Materials created by our instructors
- Activities supported with authentic aural/visual materials (music, films, YouTube videos, etc.)
- Opportunity for participants to share, make revisions to their own materials, and/or create new materials to be shared by all
- Some knowledge of Latin America is desirable but not required
- Enrollment limited to 30 participants.
- Day-Workshop: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
- Guided visit to the Spurlock and/or Krannert Art Museums (important Andean and Amazonean collections)

COURSE OUTCOMES
- Learn about the linguistic and culturaldiversity in Latin America
- Acquire basic understanding of theIndigenous and Afro-Hispanicpopulations and cultures
- Produce course materials to be madeavailable in the CLACS- website. Allparticipants will receive a copy of thesematerials.

APPLICATION MATERIALS
- Electronic Registration Form: https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/3114226
- Registration Fee: $75.00 (includes snacks and materials)
- Housing: University Dorms can be provided only to out of town participants at no extra cost (double occupancy only).

 

 

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