June 23, 2011
July Grantee Events

Teaching Teachers to Teach Vonnegut
The Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library, Indianapolis
July 18-22 — Applications now being accepted
Dr. Rodney Allen, author of two books about Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., will lead a one-week teachers institute on teaching Vonnegut to high school students. Learn more: http://www.vonnegutlibrary.org/

Kiikiionka Eewansaapita- Ft. Wayne Language and Culture Experience

Indiana Purdue Ft. Wayne campus, Ft. Wayne

Dani Tippmann, 260.244.6372

A four-day summer experience in Native American Miami language and culture will be offered to children in northeast Indiana. The program, to be held on the campus of IPFW, will include learning about the architecture of early homes of the Miami chiefs and traditional wiikiami construction. (July 11, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; July 12, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; July 13, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; July 14, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.)

The Constitution, Slavery, and Indiana

Indiana Women’s History Association, Indianapolis

Jeannie Regan-Dinius, 317.234.1268

Constitutional historian Paul Finkelman will be the presenter for a continuing legal education class, a public lecture, an intensive workshop on the Underground Railroad, and a research project on a famous Indiana court case related to slavery. The event will be held at the Pendleton Community Public Library. (July 13, 6:30 p.m.)

Digging Up the Dirt in Knox County: A History of Agricultural Abundance

Knox County Public Libraries, Vincennes

Judy Kratzner 812.886.4380

In preparation for the Food For Thought exhibit’s visit, the library will sponsor a research project and public presentations on Knox County’s agricultural history. (July 20, 6:30 p.m.) Visit the link for more information: http://www.kcpl.lib.in.us/kclib/ViewEvent.aspx?EventID=1110

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