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Rochester Institute of Technology
Center for Statesmanship, Law, and Liberty

AP Day, February 28 - March 1, 2019

5th Annual AP Thursday February 28 & Friday March 1, 2019:

The Struggle for Equality: Slavery and Women’s Rights


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 instruction provided also seeks to prepare students for the AP United States History and Politics Government exams.


Thursday February 28, 2019
Friday March 1, 2019


Rochester Institute of Technology
Webb Auditorium, A Level of James E. Booth Building


20 minute Lecture
15 minute Document Analysis
10 minute Q&A

15 minute break in-between each session
55 minute Lunch

Fee: $10.00 per student, lunch included. Teacher's Free

For reservations and further information please contact:
Ms. Cassandra Shellman

SCHEDULE (Same for both days)

9:00: Meet & Greet Coffee & Donuts

9:15-10:10: “Lincoln and Dred Scott”
— Dr. Joseph R. Fornieri, Director of the Center for Statesmanship at Rochester Institute of Technology

10:15-11:15: "Slavery as the Loss of Home: The Importance of the Cabin in Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin."
— Dr. Susan Hanssen, Chair of the Department of History at the University of Dallas

11:15-12:10: Lunch (provided at RIT)

12:10-12:55: "Susan B. Anthony & The Women’s Rights Movement"
— Dr. Emily Krichbaum

1:10-1:55: “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Liberty”
— Dr. John Daly, Professor of History at SUNY Brockport College