Past Institutes

World War I: History, Literature, and Culture (Fall 2023 In-Person Workshop)

On November 1, 2023, Humanities Texas held a one-day workshop in Austin on teaching the history, literature, and culture of the World War I.


The workshop expanded participants' understanding of the history of the conflict and its representation in poetry, prose, and visual cultures.

The workshop featured close interaction with scholars, the examination of primary sources and texts, and the development of effective pedagogical strategies and engaging assignments and activities. Teachers received books and other instructional materials.


Workshop faculty included Marian Eide (Texas A&M University), Pearl James (University of Kentucky), Geoff Wawro (University of North Texas), and Lora Vogt (National World War I Museum and Memorial).

Location and Schedule

The workshop took place at the Joe C. Thompson Conference Center. The workshop schedule is available here.


The workshop was 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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