As a special feature of the African Studies Association Conference, and in Partnership with the Middle Eastern Studies Association, a Saturday workshop with 12 panels has been designed for K-12 educators and librarians focusing how to bring Africa and the Middle East into your classroom or library.

Featured topics include:

"Africa and the Middle East: Moving Beyond Stereotypes"

"Using African Epics and Poetry to Build Literacy and Community"

"Teaching about the Slave Trade"

"Teaching about Iraq, Israel and Palestine"

What: Workshop for K-12 Educators

When: Saturday 11/19/05

Where: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

Attendance is $35 and includes workshop, resources, lunch and book exhibits.

Teachers interested in participating in the workshops should pre-register with

Brenda Randolph: (301) 562-5239
Zeina Seikaly: (202) 687-6176

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