Enhancements    

TALES FROM THE CHIHUAHUAN DESERT: BORDERLANDS NARRATIVES ABOUT IDENTITY AND BINATIONALISM

TALES FROM THE CHIHUAHUAN DESERT: BORDERLANDS NARRATIVES ABOUT IDENTITY AND BINATIONALISM
PI: R. Joseph Rodriguez
Co-PI: Ignacio Martinez
Sponsor: NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES
English
Amount awarded: $142,006

The UTEP departments of English and History, Center for Inter-American and Border Studies, and Institute of Oral History will be hosting a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Institute for School Teachers, from July 16th to July 30th, 2017. Named “Tales from the Chihuahuan Desert: Borderland Narratives about Identity and Binationalism,” the NEH Summer Institute will provide 25 Summer Scholars (teachers in grades 6–12) a guided exploration of borderlands histories and narratives from the Paso del Norte Region. Participants will gain instructional methods with the aim of benefiting teaching and scholarship in the humanities.

Posting date: Tue, 10/25/2016

Award start date: Sat, 10/01/2016
Award end date: Sat, 09/30/2017