]TSI Program Calendar


          Fri, June 15 Sat, June 16
         

Arrival and settling in.

Orientation to town; shopping for groceries & electronics.

Sun, June 17 Mon, June 18 Tue, June 19 Wed, June 20 Thu, June 21 Fri, June 22 Sat, June 23
9-12
Opening ceremonies, admin orientation

2pm
Visit Skinner State Park in the Holyoke Range,

8:30-10:45am
Course Overview FC, JHD

11am Frost Library tour

2-3pm
Introduction to research projects Madeloni

3-5pm
Participant introductions in small groups

8:30-10
"The Puritans and Religious Pluralism in America" FC

10:45am-12:15pm
Historic Deerfield Walking tour Bruchac

12:15-12:45
Picnic

12:45-2:30
"History and Heritage" and museum visit Mathews

2:30-3:15
Gift Shop

8:30-10am
"The American
Constitutional System"
Laurie

10:30am-12pm
Breakout
Session: Pedagogy/
Founding Documents
Cohen, FC

12:15
Liaison Com. Mtg.

2-4pm
Tour of Mead Art
Pamela Russel and Randall
Griffey

8:30-10am
"How to Read a Poem" Dobson

10:30am-12pm
"American Poets" Dobson, FC

1:30 & 2:15pm
Tour of Emily Dickinson's Homestead; Poetry reading in her garden.

7-8:30pm
Participant country presentations

9-10:30
Week 1 debrief/eval

10:30-12pm
Research time and faculty appointments (required) Research advisors

Evening
Opt. Hampshire Shakespeare

10am-4pm
Opt. Norman Rockwell Museum
Sun, June 24 Mon, June 25 Tue, June 26 Wed, June 27 Thu, June 28 Fri, June 29 Sat, June 30
9:30am-3pm
Opt. Canoe Trip on the Connecticut River
8:30-10am
"Abolitionism and the Civil War" Laurie

10:30am-12pm
"The South from Reconstruction to Civil Rights " FC

2-3:30pm
"The Industrial Revolution of Modern America" FC

8:30-10
Film: "Eyes on the Prize" (A Bridge to Freedom)"

10:30am-12pm
Discussion of Film FC

2-3:30pm "The Civil Rights Movement"

8:30 Film: "Crash" 10:45-12 Discussion of Film FC

12:15 Liaison Com. Mtg.

2-3:30 "Jazz, and the Blues" Robinson

8:30-10am
"Waves of Feminism: From the 20th to the 21st Centuries" Castledine

10:30am-12pm
"Opportunities and challenges for women" Carney, Terapulsky

2-3:30pm: Session: Pedagogy/Women's Literature Madeloni/Castledine

9-10
Week 2 debrief/ eval

10:30-12pm and 1-2:30
Research time and faculty appointments (required) Research advisors

8-10am
Travel to Boston

10am-12pm
Duck Tour/Freedom Trail

12-2pm
Harvard

2-4pm
Prudential Ctr. Observation Deck

4-6pm
Dinner

6-8pm
Return to Amherst

Sun, July 1 Mon, July 2 Tue, July 3 Wed, July 4 Thu, July 5 Fri, July 6 Sat, July 7

Boston

Optional Stay in Boston; 5pm departure to Amherst

Free Time

8:30-10am
"Immigration & the Remaking of America" Le

10:30am-12pm
"Recent Immigrants and their Issues" Center for New Americans

2-3:30
Breakout Session: Pedagogy/His of Religion in the US Madeloni/FC

EVE
Film: Nat'l Parks, YNP section only

8:30-10
"Environment in global perspective; National Parks" Dizard

10:30-12
"Native Americans of the West" Calloway

2-3:30
"The National Security State" Pyle

AM
Fourth of July Parade in Chesterfield, MA

3pm
Amherst Fourth of July Parade

6pm
Community Picnic at ITD House

EVE Fireworks at UMass

8:30-10am
"Post-Vietnam US Foreign Policy"

10:30am-12pm
The U.S. and Islam Hashmi

12:15pm
Liaison Committee Mtg.

2:30-4pm
"What Does a Free Press mean on the Local Level" Springfield Republican

EVE Holyoke Mall (opt)

9-10:30
Week 3 debrief and evaluation

10:30-12pm and 1-2:30
Research time and faculty appointments (optional) Research advisors

8:30am
flight Travel to SLC Arrive

1pm PM Walking tour of Temple Square Optional LDS roof-top view of the city

6-8pm
Dinner at Jean Cheney's Salt Lake Plaza Hotel

Sun, July 8 Mon, July 9 Tue, July 10 Wed, July 11 Thu, July 12 Fri, July 13 Sat, July 14
9:30-10am
Mormon Tabernacle Choir

2-3:30pm "Mormonism" MacKay

3:30pm depart for picnic at Antelope Island

8:30-10am
"Literature of the American West" Cheney

10:30am-12pm
"Art and Images of the West" Nichols (Trimble)

4pm
depart for Cowboy BBQ Buckle Busters

AM/PM
Travel by coach to Yellowstone National, Park Lake Yellowstone Hotel and cabins

Movie: Shane (on the bus) night

AM/PM
Guided tour of Yellowstone National Park, Kurt Johnson

EVE Cookout dinner at Yellowstone

AM/PM
Travel to Jackson, Wyoming. Explore city. The Lodge at Jackson Hole
AM/PM
Travel to SLC. Film: Smoke Signals (on the bus)
9:40am
Depart SLC

4pm Arrive Washington Dupont Circle Hotel

Sun, Feb 15 Mon, July 16 Tue, July 17 Wed, July 18 Thu, July 19 Fri, July 20 Sat, July 21
AM/PM
Smithsonian museums Eve Tour of Monuments
10-11AM
"The making of Foreign Policy Tamara Klajn

11:20
Tour of the Capitol PM Supreme Court

10 am
Tour of Library of Congress

Noon:
Union Station

1:30-5pm
DOS Briefing

AM:
Travel to NYC Liaison Committee Mtg.

PM:
Ellis Island, Statute of Liberty Eve Jazz (optional) Hotel Metro

AM
Bus tour of city

PM
Free time

EVE
Empire State Building

AM:
Museums

4:15
Guided tour of United Nations PM Travel to Amherst

Free Time
Sun, July 22 Mon, July 23 Tue, July 24 Wed, July 25 Thu, July 26 Fri, July 27 Sat, July 28
AM/PM
Optional classical music at Tanglewood
8:30-10am
Reflection on the Institute FC

10:30-1pm
Work on research projects
Research Advisors

AM/PM:
Work on research projects

EVE
Holyoke Mall (opt)

9am-2pm
Research project presentations

12:15pm
Liaison Com. Mtg

9am-2pm
Research project presentations

EVE
Holyoke Mall (opt)

10-11:30am:
Program Evaluation

12:30pm
Closing Luncheon
Lewis Sebring

Departure for home countries