Calling teachers in Onslow and neighboring counties! Join co
lleagues\, friends\, and the North Carolina Museum of Art at the Jacksonvi
lle Country Club for an evening of inspiration focused on the concept of c
ollaboration. Discover resources and programs the Museum offers to support
the hard work you do. Attend short professional development workshops hig
hlighting collaborative projects across subject areas\, and leave with ide
as for projects of your own. Best of all\, it's free!
Hors d’ oeuvres and wine will be served. Open to K–12 educators of all subjects\ , principals\, administrators. Registration required\; limited to the firs t 200.
Professional Development Breakout Session Descriptions:< br />
Supporting Teacher Collaboration using Art NC: Explore online r esources that will help you and other teachers streamline your collaborati ve efforts
Sharing Student Collaborations by Teachers for Teach ers: Local teachers from a variety of subject areas will share successful student collaborative work focused on arts integration and creative assess ment strategies
Speed Date an Art Teacher: Spend quick and qual ity time with an experienced art teacher to discuss strategies for arts in tegration in your classroom.
Principals & Administrators - Sup porting Collaboration in your School: Join a panel of principals and admin strators to discuss best practices for creating strong collaborative envir onments in your school
Keynote address by Michael Grant Ignatieff\, professor of la
w and political science at the University of Toronto\, Professor of Practi
ce at the Harvard Kennedy School\, and former leader of the Liberal Party
of Canada with a response from Jean Bethke Elshtain. Conference registrati
on fee of $20 ($10 for students with valid ID and senior citizens) include
s all meals and sessions on Friday\, March 22. Keynote address is free and
open to the public.
With a distinguished international group o f speakers\, this gathering will underscore the contributions made by huma nistic scholarship to our understanding of human rights and\, in particula r\, the role of governments in addressing and assuring human rights for th eir own citizens and for people around the world.
The conferenc e will open on Thursday evening\, March 21\, with a keynote address from M ichael Grant Ignatieff\, professor of law and political science at the Uni versity of Toronto\, Professor of Practice at the Harvard Kennedy School\, and former leader of the Liberal Party of Canada with a response from NHC trustee emerita Jean Bethke Elshtain the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Profes sor of Social and Political Ethics at the University of Chicago Divinity S chool and Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Chair in the Foundations of American F reedom at Georgetown University.
Other speakers scheduled for t his year's event include:
- Daniel A. Bell\, professor of poli tical philosophy at Tsinghua University\, Beijing
- Anat Biletzki\, professor of philosophy at Quinnipiac University and Tel Aviv University - Christopher Browning\, Frank Porter Graham Professor of History at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
- Catherine Gallagher \, Eggers Professor of English Literature at the University of California\ , Berkeley
- Hans Joas\, Permanent Fellow at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) at the University of Freiburg and Professor o f Sociology and a Member of the Committee on Social Thought at the Univers ity of Chicago
- Benedict F. Kiernan\, Whitney Griswold Professor of History\, professor of international and area studies and director of the Genocide Studies Program at Yale University
- Thomas Laqueur\, Hele n Fawcett Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Californ ia\, Berkeley
- Robert Post\, dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Profess or of Law at Yale Law School
- Wang Hui\, professor of Chinese liter ature at Tsinghua University\, Beijing
- Richard A. Wilson\, Gladste in Chair of Human Rights\, professor of anthropology and law and director of the Human Rights Institute at the University of Connecticut
- Dav id Wong\, Susan Fox Beischer and George D. Beischer Professor of Philosoph y at Duke University
Michael Grant Ignatieff\, keynote speakerM ichael Grant Ignatieff
For a tentative schedule of conference e vents please follow this link (PDF).
*To register for the full conference\, including the Thurs.\, March 21 opening event\, please follow this link. Please note: conference registration fee of $20 ($10 for stude nts with valid ID and senior citizens) includes all meals and sessions on Friday\, March 22.
*To reserve space for the Thurs.\, March 21 opening keynote address ONLY\, please follow this link. This event is free and open to the public.
Human Rights and the Humanities is mad e possible through the generous support of the Research Triangle Foundatio n of North Carolina\, Duke University\, NC State University\, the Universi ty of North Carolina at Chapel Hill\, and the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
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