Past Institutes

Teaching the American Revolution (2023 Fall In-Person Workshops)

On September 27 and 28, 2023, Humanities Texas held one-day workshops in San Antonio and Dallas on teaching the American Revolution.


Topics addressed included the coming of the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, turning points of the Revolutionary War, and women and African Americans during the Revolution.

The workshops featured close interaction with scholars, the examination of primary sources, and the development of effective pedagogical strategies and engaging assignments and activities.


Workshop faculty included Leslie Alexander (Rutgers University), Zara Anishanslin (University of Delaware), Denver Brunsman (George Washington University), and Sarah Purcell (Grinnell College).

Location and Schedules

Download the schedule for each workshop.

San AntonioSeptember 27Education Service Center Region 20Schedule
DallasSeptember 28Communities Foundation of TexasSchedule


The workshops were made possible with major funding from the State of Texas with ongoing support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Questions about Teacher Institutes

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