One Day Teacher Institutes focused on Sakura: Cherry Blossoms as a Living Symbol of Friendship
Are you interested in learning strategies to explore twentieth-century Japanese and United States relations in the classroom? If so, register to attend the Library of Congress “Cherry Blossoms as Living Symbols of Friendship” Teacher Workshop. Participants will leave with strategies and materials they can use in their schools. The Workshop centers on the Library’s exhibition Sakura: Cherry Blossoms as Living Symbols of Friendship.
Select one session
Thursday, March 29, 2012; 9:30am –3 pm
Saturday, March 31, 2012; 9:30 am – 3 pm
Saturday, April 14, 2012; 9:30 am – 3 pm
Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress
10 First Street, SE, Washington, DC
(Specific Room Numbers will be made available at the time of Registration Confirmation)
Educators from around the country
Learn how to make this era in history come alive for student using primary sources such as watercolor drawings of blossom varieties, Japanese books, and an array of photographs, posters, editorial cartoons, postcards and other printed ephemera. The exhibition offers an opportunity to deepen understanding of Japanese cultural, intellectual, and social life.
Registration is limited to the first 20 applicants for any date. Use form below.
For more information contact Susan Mordan-White at (202) 707–9203.
For more information, or to register by phone, call 202-707-9203.