Teacher Workshops

History Through Literature Working Group - Early Story Collections

  • 1001 Nights - December 6, 2008
  • Jataka Tales - Saturday, January 10, 2009.

Enduring stories in religious traditions

  • Hebrew Bible stories: Book of Ruth and sacrifice of Isaac: January 27, 2008
  • Panchatantra: Ancient Hindu animal tales: February 10, 2008

Scripts, Spices and Stories: Mapping Themes in the History Curriculum
January 26, February 2, March 16-17, April 27, - 2002

  • History of Writing - Jan 26 & Feb 2, 2002
  • Hanuman in South and Southeast Asia/ Monkey in China- March 16-17, 2002
  • Trade in the Indian Ocean - April 27, 2002

Teaching Comparative Religion Through Art and Architecture
Fall 2000 and Spring 2001

  • Archaeology in the Indus Valley: Artifacts as clues to early religion in India -October 21, 2000
  • The Spread of Buddhism in India and China: Images from the life of the Buddha - November 18, 2000
  • Architecture of Sacred Spaces: East and West - January 20, 2001
  • Polytheism in Greece and Rome: The gods and heroes in stone and bronze - March 17, 2001
  • The Rise of Monotheism: The iconography of Judaism, Christianity and Islam - April 28, 2001

History Through Heroic Epic for 6th Grade

  • Joseph Campbell - January 9, 1999
  • Gilgamesh - February 6, 1999
  • Chinese mythology - March 6, 1999
  • Ramayana - April 10, 1999
  • Star Wars - May 1, 1999

Mithila Painting: Folk Art of India: A workshop for art & history teachers
March 20, 2005