A Sense of Place: Architecture, Culture, and History in the Arkansas Delta
Professional Development Program Type
Professional Development Program Audience
A Sense of Place: Architecture, Culture and History in the Arkansas Delta is an Alex Foundation six day, two week residential workshop. This new workshop will bring together 60 6-12 grade teachers from across the United States to learn about the important contributions and characteristics of the Arkansas Delta with architecture as a focus. The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Landmarks of American History and Culture program will engage participants in learning about relevant Arkansas Delta Landmarks and buildings of historical and culture significance, from internment camps, cotton gins/commercial buildings, shotgun homes, mounds, paranormal homes and plantation homes to the African American, Asian American, Italian American, Native American and Scottish American heritage that influence these places.
Lecturers and Visiting Faculty
Russell Rudzinski; Nancy Chikaraishi; Kwendeche; Lillie Fears; Mason Toms; Janis Kearney; Brent Shelor; Mark Spencer; Michael Flowers; Karen Spence
Funded through the Division of Education Programs