Pre-conference Workshop on Teaching Legal History

We invite 30 ASLH attendees to register for our pre-conference workshop on teaching legal history from 11-4 on Thursday, November 8 in the conference hotel. Participants will have an opportunity to share their own challenges and successes in dialogue with workshop facilitators on topics ranging from digital and creative pedagogies, to co-convened JD/graduate seminars, and undergraduate legal history curriculum building. Lunch is provided to all pre-registered participants through the generous sponsorship of University of Nebraska Lincoln’s College of Arts & Sciences Instructional Improvement Fund.

Our agenda is as follows:

11-12: Ari Bryen & Kimberly Welch, Building an Undergraduate Legal History Program

12-1: Lunch & Open Discussion on Teaching Experiences, Concerns, & Strategies

1-2: Katrina Jagodinsky, Digital Pedagogies for Legal History

2-3: Sally Hadden, “Small Teaching,” Big Impacts in the Legal History Classroom

3-4: Martha S Jones & Karen Tani, Teaching Legal History Seminars w/ Graduate and JD Students

Pre-Register for the workshop here.

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