Teaching Migration and Ethnic History: Content, Audiences, and Creative Pedagogies

Solicited by the Immigration and Ethnic History Society Endorsed by the OAH Committee on Academic Freedom and the OAH Committee on Teaching

Saturday, April 1, 2023, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Type: Workshop

Tags: Ethnicity; Immigration and Internal Migration; Teaching and Pedagogy


“Teaching Migration and Ethnic History” is a two-hour pedagogy workshop organized into three parts: an introduction to creative pedagogies for teaching migration and ethnic history; breakout sessions for workshopping these pedagogies into existing curriculum; and an open discussion exploring what it means to teach migrant and ethnic history.

A light breakfast will be served on a first-come, first-served basis

Session Participants

Presenter: Natalie Mendoza, Department of History, University of Colorado Boulder
Dr. Natalie Mendoza is an assistant professor in the History Department at the University of Colorado Boulder who specializes in the history of race and racism in the United States as well as K-16 history pedagogy.

Presenter: Andrew Urban, Rutgers University
Dr. Andrew Urban is an associate professor in the departments of American Studies and History at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. He specializes in public humanities approaches to teaching migration history, and has led a K-12 NEH Teachers’ Institute.