Day 1: Chasing Leviathan: The Environmental, Social, and Economic Impacts of Whaling

A Mini-Course for K-12 Educators
Activity Type: 
NCTA & Global Studies Center
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 17:30 to 20:30
Event Status: 
As Scheduled
4130 Posvar Hall
Contact Person: 
Maja Konitzer
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Free and Open to the Public

Join us for this FREE professional development mini course on the world of Whaling from New England to Europe to Japan. Speakers will address topics such the lives of sailors, what parts of a whale and what kinds of whales were harvested, the global commodity chain of whaling, and a challenge to the contemporary Japanese narrative about the importance of whaling to Japan. Class time will also include previewing portions of the American Experience film Into the Deep, experiencing some of the music of whalers, and a curriculum session with a master teacher. Free ACT 48 hours, materials, parking, and meals. Space limited so please register by Friday, February 14, 2020.

To register:

UCIS Unit: 
Global Studies Center
National Consortium on Teaching About Asia
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