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Interdisciplinary University Seminars for Illinois Teachers

Northeastern Illinois University is once again offering a series of exciting interdisciplinary seminars to feed the intellectual hunger of community college and high school teachers of all disciplines who seek professional development and a nourishing space to explore the challenges our evolving and volatile world present for us as teachers. Taught by NEIU faculty, these seminars are designed to spur intellectual growth by offering ways to re-invigorate classrooms in ways relevant to our contemporary world. 

Seminars are held on Friday mornings on Northeastern Illinois University’s Main Campus (Library, 3rd Floor) on Chicago’s Northwest Side. Seminars earn teachers three (3) CPDU credits.



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2018 Schedule

Friday, January 26, 2018
Teaching LGBTQ Literature

Friday, February 9, 2018
Global Ecologies: U.S. Politics and Literature in the Age of Environmentalism

Friday, March 2, 2018
Using Contemporary Experimental Poetry in the Writing Classroom, Creative and Otherwise

Friday, March 9, 2018
Unsettling Race and Culture in Teaching the Harlem Renaissance

Friday, April 13, 2018
Globalizing American Studies

Friday, April 20, 2018
Harnessing Students’ Language Expertise to Win at Academic English: Part I

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