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Fellowship and Support Announcement
Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop
Sponsor: Florida Humanities Council
Contact Information
Brenda Clark
Email: bclark@flahum.org
URL http://www.flahum.org/Zora
Eligibility Requirements: K-12 teachers (public & private), administrators, and other school personnel
Gender Requirement: No
Minority Requirement: No
Non-monetary Fellowship Award: Stipend available to offset travel & living.
Description
The Florida Humanities Council invites K- 12 educators from across the U.S. to explore the impact of Eatonville, Florida on the life and work of Zora Neale Hurston, author of Their Eyes Were Watching God. Writer, folklorist, anthropologist, and arguably the most significant collector and interpreter of Southern African-American culture, Hurston spent her childhood in Eatonville, the oldest incorporated black municipality in America. This week-long workshop will be led by distinguished historians, folklorists, and literature scholars. Participants will stay at Rollins College, located in Winter Park near Eatonville and Orlando. Stipends will be paid to help cover travel and living expenses. Who: K-12 teachers (public & private), administrators, and other school personnel When: Two week-long workshops: July 7-13 or July 14 - 20, 2013 Where: Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida How: Visit our website at: www.flahum.org/Zora or call (727) 873-2009 Application deadline is March 04, 2013.
Keywords: Hurston | Southern | African American
This announcement will be displayed until: 03/04/2013
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