To immerse area High School students in a college learning experience led by top teacher-scholars who seek to enrich their understanding of the role of statesmanship in American history and government. The content, sources, and instruction provided also seeks to help students prepare for the AP exam. This year we feature Rochester's legacy of political greatness!WHEN:
Thursday Feb. 2, 2017 or Friday Feb. 3, 2017WHERE:
Rochester Institute of Technology
Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, Bamboo Room, Student Life Center
Friday, Feb. 3, 2017, Webb Auditorium
20 minute Lecture
15 minute Document Analysis
15 minute Q&A
1 hour Lunch
9:00: Meet & Greet Coffee & Donuts
9:20-10:10: “The Partnership of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln"
—Dr. Joseph R. Fornieri, Director of the Center for States. at RIT
10:15-10:55: "The New Science of Politics: The Statesmanship of Publius in Federalist Papers 9, 10, & 51"
—Dr. Sean Sutton, Chair of Political Science Dept. at RIT
11:00-11:15: Debate on Electoral College: Keep it or Scrap it? Sutton vs. Daly
11:15-12:00: Lunch (45 minutes @ RIT)
12:05-12:20: Debate contd.-Student Q&A
12:25-1:00: "Radical Protest Movements and American Politics: Harriet Tubman and local Antislavery Politics"
—Dr. John Daly, History Dept. at SUNY Brockport
1:05-1:55: “Failure is Impossible: The Political Genius of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony”
—Dr. Rebecca Edwards, Chair of History Dept. at RIT
Please book in advance by January 16th. Space is limited. For reservations and further information please contact asap:
Ms. Cassandra Shellman
Anthony & Stanton