Outreach

Latin American Educator's Workshops

ACADEMIC YEAR 2016-17 Professional Development Teachers Workshops

 

Summer 2017 Latin American studies Educators' Workshop

 

The Poetry and Movement of Tango: A Window to Southern Latin America

 

  • June 5-9, 2017

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus

  • Registration

S17-LAEW.1 S17-LAEW.2

Professional Development Workshop directed to Middle School, High School and Community College Educators, and Librarians.

Illinois K-12 educators are elegible to receive ISBE Professional Development Hours (PDH). Others are elegible to receive General University Continuing Education units (CEU).

 

  • DESCRIPTION OF COURSE

    Contact hours: 36 total hours, Monday to Thursday: 8 hours, Friday: 4 hours contact
  • Discussion of the three aspects of the Tango: the music, the dance, and the lyrics, in the context of the sociohistorical developments in the River Plate area between 1880 and 1955.
  • Materials are created by our instructor
  • Activities supported with authentic aural/written/visual materials (lyrics, music, films, etc.)
  • Daily extracurricular cultural activities.
  • 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.
  • Full-Day Workshop.
  • University Dorm residence available.

EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  • Film with Discussion
  • Lecture by Visiting Scholar focused on history of the region
  • Tango Dance Instruction
  • Final Reception

COURSE OUTCOMES

  • Learn about the artistic and cultural diversity in a region of Latin America
  • Acquire basic understanding of the cultural and social underpinnings of Tango.
  • Produce course materials that use music, song lyrics as a way to talk about the social history of Latin America.
  • All participants will receive a copy of the materials used in the workshop.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

Information: clacs.illinois.edu/outreach

 

 

SPRING 2017

 

 

If you have any questions, please contact Alejandra S-Seufferheld, CLACS Outreach Coordinator, amsseu@illinois.edu, (217) 244-2790

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

Past Workshops

 

EXPLORING THE CITY IN THE CLASSROOM:                   

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Cities, Urban Experience and the Built Environment in Latin America

     PROGRAM AGENDA

  • Summer 2013 Latin American Teachers Workshop. June 11, 2013

       Building Bridges: Latin American Cultural ExpressionsAGENDA

  • 2012 Latin American Teachers Workshop. March 31, 2012

Building Bridges: Immigration and Migration to the US and within Latin America . AGENDA