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Free Seminars on Cultural Topics for Teachers, the Public at CCC

 

Throughout Spring 2011, Camden County College’s Center for Civic Leadership and Responsibility will be offering dozens of tuition-free seminars that will allow certified New Jersey teachers to earn required professional development hours in a range of subjects. Each of these options also is open – tuition-free as well – to community members.

 

The Center has assembled these seminars into mini-courses, with each installment focusing on a particular topic within a theme. Participants may attend any number of seminars in any number of mini-courses, all at no charge for tuition.

 

Scheduled during the first half of the semester are : “Tales of the Strange and Horrible: Shakespeare’s Ghosts” (Jan. 31); “20th-Century Genocides: The Meaning of ‘Genocide’” (Feb. 1); “Perspectives in History: History” (Feb. 2); “Topics in the Anthropology of Ancient Egypt: History and Chronology of Ancient Egypt” (Feb. 2); “Philadelphia Historic Sites: Overview of Select Philadelphia Historic Sites” (Feb. 3); “The American West: Exploring the ‘Northern Mystery’” (Feb. 5); “Tales of the Strange and Horrible: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein” (Feb. 7); “20th-Century Genocides: The Armenian Genocide” (Feb. 8); “Perspectives in History: Tales the Archaeologists Tell” (Feb. 9); “Topics in the Anthropology of Ancient Egypt: Food in Ancient Egypt” (Feb. 9); “Philadelphia Historic Sites: Old City Philadelphia: Part One” (Feb. 10); “The American West: The Environmental Movement and the West” (Feb. 12); “Tales of the Strange and Horrible: Grotesque Tales of Edgar Allan Poe” (Feb. 14); “20th-Century Genocides: The Holocaust” (Feb. 15); “Perspectives in History: Egypt” (Feb. 16); “Topics in the Anthropology of Ancient Egypt: Mummies and Mummification” (Feb. 16); “Philadelphia Historic Sites: Old City Philadelphia: Part Two” (Feb. 17); “The American West: Western Migration-Past and Present” (Feb. 19); “Tales of the Strange and Horrible: Bram Stoker’s Dracula” (Feb. 21); “20th-Century Genocides: The Rwanda Genocide” (Feb. 22); “Perspectives in History: China” (Feb. 23); “Topics in the Anthropology of Ancient Egypt: CSI: Ancient Egypt” (Feb. 23);  “Philadelphia Historic Sites: West Philadelphia and Center City Philadelphia” (Feb. 24); “The American West: The Wisest Use” (Feb. 26); “Tales of the Strange and Horrible: The Salem Witch Craze” (Feb. 28); “20th-Century Genocides: The Genocide of the Former Yugoslavia” (March 1); “Perspectives in History: Hellenism” (March 2); “Topics in the Anthropology of Ancient Egypt: Ancient Egyptian Human Remains and the West” (March 2); “Philadelphia Historic Sites: How Historic Sites are Contemporarily Viewed” (March 3); and “The American West: Big Sky – A Travelogue” (March 5).

 

For seminar times/locations and to register, visit www.camdencc.edu/civiccenter; call (856) 227-7200, ext. 4333; or e-mail CCLRregistrations@camdencc.edu.


Published: January 25, 2011