Teaching History Conference 2021 - Conference Sessions & Schedule

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Conference Sessions

Roundtables

  • Alternative Texts in History Pedagogy: Examining Identity and Power in TK–16 Education
    • Chair: Kathryn Mapps Cirelli (Berkeley Unified School District), Filiberto Chávez-Guerrero (Oakland Unified School District), Nicole Donawho (Historian)
  • “Conversational Research”:  Dialogues from a K-16 Community of Inquiry
    • Chair: Laura McEnaney (Whittier College), Erica Braden (Hixson High School), Juan Garcia (Garfield High School), Erica Kelley (Orchard Knob Middle School), Christopher Endy (California State University, Los Angeles), Laura Westhoff (University of Missouri, St. Louis), Chris Flores (TeWinkle Middle School), Ashley Lock (Ladue Horton Watkins High School)
  • Crossing Pedagogical Borders: Teaching Borderlands and Immigration History During the Era of Misinformation and Fake News
    • Chair: Sandra Enríquez (University of Missouri-Kansas City), Lindsey Wieck (St. Mary’s University), Eladio Bobadilla (University of Kentucky), David-James Gonzalez (Brigham Young University), Joel Zapata (Oregon State University)
  • The Ethnic Studies Network of Texas
    • Chair: Cecilia N. Sánchez Hill (Texas Christian University), Eliza Epstein (The University of Texas at Austin), Deyadira Arellano(The Ethnic Studies Network of Texas), Orlando Lara (UC Irvine), Richard Thomas (The Ethnic Studies Network of Texas)
  • Examining and Reimagining U.S. History Content through Racial Inclusion
    • Chair: Jon Schmidt (Loyola University Chicago), Billson Rasavongxay (Hinsdale Central High School), Sonia Mathew (McCormick Foundation / Democracy Schools Initiative), Yvonne El-Ashmawi (Loyola University Chicago)
  • From Comics and Quilts to Websites and Poems: The Unessay as a Unique and Empowering Pedagogical Tool
    • Chair: Cate Denial (Knox College), Jessamyn Neuhaus (SUNY Plattsburgh), Jacqueline D. Antonovich (Muhlenberg College), Jessica Derleth (The HistoryMakers and HBO)
  • History Departments, Schools of Education, and the History Classroom: Bridging Gaps within the Academy and Across the K–16 Continuum
    • Chair: Jared McBrady, (SUNY Cortland), Nicole Donawho (Historian), Christopher Martell (University of Massachusetts Boston), Tamara Shreiner (Grand Valley State University)
  • Indigenizing Classrooms: A Roundtable on Research and Practice
    • Chair: Sheila McManus (University of Lethbridge), Kelsey Dayle John (University of Arizona), Lindsay Stallones Marshall (University of Illinois), Leola Tsinnajinnie Paquin (University of New Mexico), Megan Red Shirt-Shaw (University of South Dakota)
  • The SNCC Digital Gateway: Collaborative Civil Rights History for the Digital Age
    • Chair: John B. Gartrell (John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History & Culture), Emilye Crosby (SUNY Geneseo), Judy Richardson (SNCC Legacy Project)
  • Teaching Premodern Slavery in Global Perspective
    • Chair: Hannah Barker (Arizona State University), Lisa Nielson (Case Western Reserve University), Craig Perry (Emory University), Camila Townsend (Rutgers University, New Brunswick), Rebecca Lynn Winer (Villanova University), Don Wyatt (Middlebury College)
  • Teaching with Latinx/Chicanx Critical Pedagogies in History Classrooms Across the Educational Pipeline
    • Chair: Cindy Mata (UCLA History Project), Ana Orozco (Lynwood High School), Enrique Ochoa (CSU Los Angeles)
  • Transforming the Teaching of the California Missions: Essential Collaborations to Teach from an Indigenous Perspective
    • Chair: Daisy Martin (History & Civics Project at UC Santa Cruz), Judith Scott (UC Santa Cruz), Valentin Lopez (Amah Mutsun Tribal Band), Alexii Sigona (UC Berkeley), Martin Rizzo (California State Parks), Renya Ramirez (UC Santa Cruz)

 

Workshops

  • An Absurd Necessity?: Creating Rigorous and Engaging Online Undergraduate History Classes  
    • Leigh Ann Wilson (Brandman University)
  • American Rights: Making Connections and Supporting Conversation
    • Stephanie Kugler (Bridgeway Island K–8)
  • The Art of Asking Good Questions
    • Mary Jo Festle, (Elon University)
  • Breaking Down Barriers to Using Primary Sources: A Toolkit for Archival Literacy and Research Instruction
    • Julie K. Tanaka (Arizona State University), Allinston Saulsberry (Arizona State University), Claudia F. Willett (Arizona State University)
  • California Indian History Coalition: Grass Roots Supporting Strong and Steady Vision
    • Rose Borunda (CSU Sacramento), Gregg Castro (California Indian History Curriculum Coalition), Sue Hobbs (CSU Sacramento)
  • Can Historical Thinking Be Assessed on a Statewide Summative Assessment? 
    • Bruce A. Lesh (Maryland State Department of Education), Leah Renzi (Maryland State Department of Education)
  • Centering Queer History in the Americas: From the Lavender Scare to the Muxes of Mexico
    • Cathy Marie Ouellette (Muhlenberg College), Kylie Hamm (Western Michigan University)
  • ‘Civil War at Home!’: Using Maine Newspapers to Engage Students with Hard History on the Union Home Front
    • Eben Miller (Southern Maine Community College)
  • Decoding Learning in K16 History Courses
    • David Pace (Indiana University Bloomington), Sarah Drake Brown (Ball State University), William Cox (Georgetown High School), Jared McBrady (SUNY Courtland)
  • The Promise of Experiential Learning to Radically Reimagine History Classrooms 
    • Young Whan Choi (Oakland Unified School District and UC Berkeley), Elizabeth Humphries (Oakland Unified School District and UC Berkeley)
  • The Fair Act and Teaching LGBTQ+ History in High School World and U.S. History Courses
    • Olivia Garrison (Kern High School District and Bakersfield College)
  • History and Digital Humanities: The Documentation of Spanish Language in the Marianopedia
    • Covadonga Lamar Prieto (UC Riverside), Álvaro González Alba (UC Riverside), Miriam Villazón Valbuena (UC Riverside), Natalie Saffi (UC Riverside)
  • History for the Present: Moving Beyond the AP
    • Christine Loui (Castilleja School), Carly Fox (Castilleja School)
  • Joy in Resistance: Teaching about Oppression with Hope and Inspiration
    • Peta Lindsay (Venice High School and Ida B. Wells Education Project), Laura Roberts (Will C. Wood High School and Ida B. Wells Education Project), Tracey Barrett (City of Medicine Academy and Ida B. Wells Education Project), Elana Goldbaum (Archer School for Girls and Ida B. Wells Education Project)
  • Kids Aren't Too Young: Starting The Conversation & Learning About Race/Racism in the Classroom
    • Leo Glaze (The Waverly School)
  • Practical Design and Assessment Strategies for Improving Source-Based Argument Writing (Even at a Distance)
    • Jacob Steiss (UC Irvine), Jenell Krishnan (UC Irvine), Lynn Schaulis (Norwalk–La Mirada School District)
  • Preparing Students to Navigate Controversial and Contested Histories in the Past and Present: The Benefits of Integrating Media Literacy and Historical Thinking
    • Jacob Steiss (UC Irvine), Joseph Aubele (UC Irvine), Nicole Gilbertson (UC Irvin), Daisy Martin (UC Santa Cruz), Simon Fellowes (St. Margaret’s Episcopal School of Scotland)
  • Power Analysis Strategies Belong in Our Historical Thinking Toolkit
    • Devin Hess (UC Berkeley History–Social Science Project), Olivia Santillan (Santa Clara County Office of Education)
  • Strategies to Engage Students with Disabilities in Inquiry through Primary Sources
    • Rich Cairn (Collaborative for Educational Services), Alison Noyes (Collaborative for Educational Services), Wendy Harris (Metro Deaf School), Erin Degen (Greenfield High School)
  • Teaching History with Comics: The Pros, the Cons, and the Canon
    • Amie Wright (Concordia University)
  • Teaching LGBTQ+ History (details TBA)
    • Joe Schmidt (New York City Department of Education)
  • Teaching Students to Critically Evaluate How Slavery is Taught 
    • Daniel Kotzin (Medaille College)
  • Teaching Students Historical Thinking and Analysis Skills with Picture Postcards 
    • Reba Wissner (Columbus State University)
  • Teaching U.S. History Thematically: Two Teachers’ Journey to Creating a Culturally Responsive, Highly Engaging Classroom
    • China Harvey (Acalanes Union High School District), Lisa Herzig (Acalanes Union High School District)

 

Seminars

  • Brown Erasure: The Role of Curriculum in the Formation of Race and Ethnic Identity Among Mexican Origin Students in Texas
    • Cecilia N. Sánchez Hill (Texas Christian University)
  • Beyond the Disciplinarity of Historical Thinking with Textbooks? Pursuing Use-of-History Aims on Examplar Activities with Textbooks
    • Vojtěch Ripka (The Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes)
  • Difficult Pasts, Controversial Presents: Learning Apartheid Legacies in the South African History Classroom
    • Natasha Robinson (University of Oxford)
  • Teaching the History of Religious Diversity in American History
    • Grace Goudiss (UC Berkeley), Karen Barkey (UC Berkeley)
  • Teaching Human Rights to 21st Century Californians
    • Keith David Watenpaugh (UC Davis), Amy Argenal (UC Davis), Stacey Greer (UC Davis History Project), Tricia Cowen (Vacaville High School)
  • We Don’t Want Your Kind In Mississippi: Political Erasures and Miseducation of African American History
    • Daaiyah Heard (Terry High School)

 

Panels

  • Challenges in Teaching “Comfort Women” History in Ethnic Studies: Moving Toward Transnational and Intersectional Pedagogies for Justice 
    • Chair: Sung Sohn (Education for Social Justice Foundation), Chair: Ga Young Chung (UC Davis), Erin Hanlon (Lowell High School, SFUSD), Angel Truong (UC Davis)
  • Courting Pedagogical Discomfort: Contentious Realities and Obligations Surrounding History Education’s Many Publics
    • Chair: Gordon Andrews (Grand Valley State University), Wilson J. Warren (Western Michigan University), Tamara Shreiner (Grand Valley State University)