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Remembering the Past, Informing the Future: Resources for Teaching about Genocide

This month marks the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world’s great powers at the time. The Second World War represented over six years of terrible

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FREE Workshop from the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies

Disgraced: A Workshop for Educators on Muslim American Identities, Sunday, September 27, 2015, 2-6pm, Center for Dramatic Art, Chapel Hill, NC: Disgraced, an award-winning play by Ayad Akhtar, tackles controversial questions of race, relationships and identity in contemporary American society.

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PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents: Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam

Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam is a powerful one-man show performed and written by Trieu Tran with Robert Egan, who also directs. It is the performer’s own personal tale of a haunting search for sanctuary. As a young boy, Tran

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North Carolina Festivals

How can you experience the world without leaving the state? Check out one of North Carolina’s many upcoming international festivals!

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Engaging Students in International Issues: The CHOICES Approach

Mark your calendars now, and join World View and the CHOICES Program of Brown University for an exciting one day professional development opportunity.

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Global Citizen Festival

The Global Citizen Festival is a free-ticketed event on the Great Lawn in Central Park in New York City on Saturday, September 26, 2015. The Festival is timed to coincide with the launch of the United Nations’ new Global Goals

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FREE Workshop – Serious Games: Immigration History and Interactivity to Transform Classroom Learning

Serious Games is an exciting, day-long professional learning opportunity to fill your toolbox with methods to use technology to invigorate your teaching practice and engage student learning. This workshop is for Middle and High School Educators. We welcome any tech-savvy or techcurious middle

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From Where I Stand: Curiosity Blooms

What draws people into the teaching profession? What keeps them there? From where I stand it is the love of learning and the love of students. Schools throughout the world have teachers who work late into the night reading and

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Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Nazario

In this astonishing true story, award-winning journalist Sonia Nazario recounts the unforgettable odyssey of a Honduran boy who braves unimaginable hardship and peril to reach his mother in the United States. When Enrique is five years old, his mother, too

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Recommended Summer Reading: “Americanah”

One of the more memorable TED Talks I’ve watched in recent years was “The danger of a single story,” presented by Nigerian author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. As a “storyteller,” Adichie describes through stories and reflection the dangers of stereotypes, single

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