Why the Humanities Matter Summer Institute 2019

July 15 - 18, 2019 • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Stockton University's Atlantic City Campus

Drawing on photography, literature, film, and history, workshop leaders will explore the importance of the humanities to the social and political issues that shape our world. In addition to workshops on Stockton’s Atlantic City Campus, we will take a field trip to Philadelphia. Participants will come away from the 4-day institute with practical lesson plans, classroom activities, and student project ideas that support the New Jersey Student Learning Standards. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Session topics include:
Red Summer: Race Riots in the U.S., 1917 to 1923, Prof. Wendel White
Oceania in the Popular Imagination: Myths and Realities, Prof. Adam Miyashiro
The History and Cultures of African Diaspora Communities Throughout America, Prof. Patricia Reid-Merritt

  • 24 professional development hours
  • Registration fee: $200 or 12 ETTC hours
  • Beachfront housing available: $24/night
  • Housing Request Form
  • Register here (scroll down for Why the Humanities Matter listing).

For more information, visit: blogs.stockton.edu/humanities or contact Adalaine Holton.


For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please contact the Office of Event Services and Campus Center Operations at 609.652.4878 or event.services@stockton.edu at least 5 business days in advance of your participation or visit.