Workshop Archive

2012

Red Square and the Russian Search for Identity

 

 

Lesson Plans

Red Square Handout and Questions [PDF] - Dr. Jonathan Perkins, Director of the Ermal Garinger Academic Resource Center at KU.

Links

Russian Culture at KU


2011

Music, the Arts, and Migration

 

 

Lesson Plans

Webquesting Around the World: Tuva  [PDF] - Christian Lucy

World Review Acrostics  [PDF] - Dave Olson - Acrostic Sample

Landscape Painting to Music  [PDF] - Heather Olson

     

     

     

     

     

     


    2010

    Teaching the Silk Road: The Past, Present, and Future of Global Market

     

     

    Lesson Plans

    Silk Road Tiles  [PDF] - Bianca Elliot

    Where is Your T-Shirt, Blouse or Shirt Produced?  [PDF] - Dawn Yonally

    Reading Along the Silk Road  [PDF] - Lisa Healey

    Food for Though: Lunch in Kazakhstan  [PDF] - Renee Sanchez

    Students study what made trade work on the Silk Road of the Old World  [PDF] - Richard Wilds

     

    Links

    Silk Road Resources at KU  [PDF]

       

       


      2009

      Reimagining Central Europe: Transition and Identity

       

       

      Lesson Plans

      East European Acrostics  [PDF] - Dave Olson

      Introduction to the Velvet Revolution  [PDF] - Bianca Elliot

      When Poland Leads Europe  [PDF] - Sobielski and Wasela

         

         

         

         

         


        2008

        Learning to Negotiate the Peace: International Trade in the 21st Century

         

         

        Lesson Plans

        Reading International Blogs  [PDF] - Cynthia Rhodes

        Intro to China  [PDF] - Dave Olson

        Follow That Coffee Cup  [PDF] - Kathy Ray

        Peace is the Natural Effect of Trade  [PDF] - Michelle Radio and Barbara Turnbull

        Ancient Silk Road & Modern Asian Highways  [PDF] - Richard Wilds

        Economic Pullback  [PDF] - Trudy Ringer

         

         

         

           

           

           


          2008

          Art, Politics, and Revolution: The Russian Avant-Garde and the Struggle for Ideas

           

           

          Lesson Plans

          Deconstructing Architecture: A Look at the Avant_Garde in Russian Architecture  [PDF] - Pamela Rohlfing

          A Selection of Russian Avant-Garde Art and Architecture 1890-1934  [PDF] - Paul Adams

           

          Workshop Materials

          Art, Politics, and Revolution: The Russian Avant-Garde and the Struggle for Ideas  [PDF]

          E. W. Clowes, Utopia in Avant-Garde Russian Art and Literature, LIST OF INTERNET IMAGES  [PDF]

             


            2007

            Conflict and Creativity in the Balkans

             

             

            Lesson Plans

            What to think about the Balkan situation in the 1800s and 1900s  [PDF] - Bianca Elliot

               

               

               

               

               

               


              2006

              On The Air: Host your own Interactive Learning Show!

              Lesson Plans

              Special Forces, The Cold War & The Future: How to use Special Forces in History and Current Events in the Classroom  [PDF] - Richard Wilds

              "Everyone has an Uncle Vanya": Understanding Character Through Mimic Writing  [PDF] - Ken Willard

                 

                 

                 

                 

                 


                2006

                Mongols: Forging a bridge of trade and knowledge between Asia and Europe

                 

                 

                Lesson Plans

                Road Mongols [PDF] - Richard Wilds

                Mongolian Women: Then and Now  [PDF] - Bianca Elliot

                How to Celebrate the 800th Anniversary of the Mongol Empire  [PDF] - Charlotte A. Anderson

                Marvelous Mongolia  [PDF] - Cayetana Maristela

                Mongol Dynasty  [PDF] - Jay Roberts

                   

                   

                   


                  2003

                  Treasures in St. Petersburg

                   

                  Lesson Plans

                  Face of Russia: Lesson Plans  [PDF] The Power of Architecture, written by Susan Michal, Forest Knolls Elementary School, Silver Spring, MD Grade Level.

                    Curriculum Packets

                    Treasures of St. Petersburg curriculum packet is in CD-ROM format and includes color pictures and music.

                     

                      It's Friday! After tonight's Kino, will you be sad to face two CREES-less days in a row? Worry no more! We have uploaded this year's Brackus Lecture featuring Dr. Neal Please. Enjoy!
                      "Not a Stone upon a Stone: The Demolition of St. Alexander Nevksy Cathedral, Warsaw" Part I, 4-14-14
                      Oswald P. Brackus Memorial Lecture 2014 Dr. Neal Please "Not a Stone upon a Stone: The Demolition of St. Alexander Nevksy Cathedral, Warsaw" Part I 4-14-14

                      Oswald P. Brackus Memorial Lecture 2014 Dr. Neal Please "Not a Stone upon a Stone: The Demolition of St. Alexander Nevksy Cathedral, Warsaw" Part II 4-14-14 This is the second part of a lecture that focused on the controversial decision of the interwar Second Polish Republic to tear down a prominent Russian Orthodox cathedral that had been erected during the preceding period of Russian rule, raising issues of historical memory and the treatment of a distasteful past and its inherited public manifestations.


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