NEH Summer Seminar on Teaching Dickens (UC Santa Cruz, July 2016)
“Charles Dickens: Hard Times and A Tale of Two Cities” is a four-week summer seminar for school teachers funded by the NEH and led by Marty Gould, Associate Professor of English at the University of South Florida. The seminar will be Hosted by the Dickens Project at the University of California at Santa Cruz and will take place July 3rd through 29th, 2016. More information about the seminar is available on the web: http://www.DickensNEH2016.com The seminar is designed primarily for K-12 teachers, but graduate students with a stated interest in K-12 teaching are also warmly encouraged to apply. Seminar participants will receive a $3300 (taxable) stipend to help defray the costs of travel to Santa Cruz as well as meals and lodging for the four weeks of the seminar. Applications are to be submitted online. Eligibility criteria and application instructions are available on the seminar website. Specific questions can be directed to the seminar director at firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline is 1 March 2016. Successful applicants will be notified on 7 April, 2016.