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"Antiquity and Continuity"

2005 Summer Teachers' Institute
June 7-10, 2005

Tuesday, June 7, 2005

Executive Education Center, 5th floor (5.142), Graduate School of Business (GSB) Building

8:30 am        Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:45 am    Welcome
Natalie Arsenault, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Christopher Rose, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Allegra Azulay, Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies
Jordan Phillips, South Asia Institute
Diane Wilson, Center for International Business, Education & Research

Icebreaker Activity
Teacher-Facilitator: Karol Giblin, McNeil High School, Round Rock ISD

9:45 – 11:00 am    People, Places & Values in a Globalized Economy
Jaime Alonso Gómez, Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM), Mexico

11:00 – 11:15 am    Break
   
11:15 am – 12:30 pm    The Search for Identity in Mexican Architecture
Juan Miró, School of Architecture

5th Floor Lunch Room, GSB Building
12:30 – 1:30 pm    Catered Lunch

Executive Education Center, 5th floor (5.142), GSB Building
1:30 – 2:45 pm    Chersonesos-Sevastopol: Past, Present and Future
Joseph Carter, Department of Classics

2:45 – 3:00 pm    Break

3:00 – 4:00 pm    Teaching Strategies and Discussion
Karol Giblin

Wednesday, June 8, 2005

Executive Education Center, 5th floor (5.142), GSB Building
8:30 am        Continental Breakfast

8:50 – 9:00 am    Teaching Strategies
Karol Giblin

9:00 – 10:15 am    Romani Reality, Gypsy Myth
Ian Hancock, Department of Linguistics

10:15 – 10:30 am    Break

10:30 – 11:45 am    A Mayan Worldview: Ancient Cultures in the 21st Century
Heather Teague, Department of Anthropology

5th Floor Lunch Room, GSB Building
11:45 am – 12:45 pm    Catered Lunch

Executive Education Center, 5th floor (5.142), GSB Building
12:45 – 2:00 pm    Continuity and Change among Nomadic Peoples of Africa and the Middle East
Barbara Michael, University of North Carolina Wilmington

2:00 – 2:15 pm    Break

2:15 – 3:30 pm    Continuity and Change among Nomadic Peoples of Africa and the Middle East, cont.
Barbara Michael

3:30 – 3:45 pm    Break

3:45 – 4:30 pm    Teaching Strategies and Discussion
Karol Giblin

Thursday, June 9, 2005

Executive Education Center, 5th floor (5.142), GSB Building
8:30 am        Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 10:15 am    Contemporary Indian Buddhism and Its Ties to the Past
Betty Nguyen, Department of Asian Studies
   
10:15 – 10:30 am    Break

10:30 – 11:45 am    Ramayana: The Life of an Ancient Text in Modern India
Ian Woolford, Department of Asian Studies

5th Floor Lunch Room, GSB Building
11:45 am – 12:45 pm    Catered Lunch

Executive Education Center, 5th floor (5.142), GSB Building
12:45 – 2:00 pm    Japanese Pop Culture: How the Past has Influenced the Present
Michael Roemer, Department of Sociology

2:00 – 2:15 pm    Break

2:15 – 4:15 pm    Teaching Strategies and Discussion
Karol Giblin

4:15 – 4:30 pm    Evaluations and Field Trip Instructions

 

Friday, June 10, 2005

Breakfast on Your Own

9:00 am    Meet at Littlefield Fountain (21st St & University Ave) to load bus

Field Trip to Texas Archeological Research Laboratory (TARL)
J.J. Pickle Campus of UT-Austin

10:00 – 10:15 am    Welcome & Introduction
Steve Black, Editor, Texas Beyond History

10:15  – 12:00 pm    Groups will rotate through the following 30-minute presentations:

Maps and Records
Susan Dial, Co-Editor, Texas Beyond History

Artifact Collections
Laura Nightengale, Head of Collections

Texas Beyond History Web Site
Carol Schlenk, Education Editor, Texas Beyond History

12:00 – 12:45 pm    Boxed Lunch

12:45 – 1:00 pm    Evaluations & Wrap-Up

1:00 pm        Load bus to return to UT

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