Global Studies Summer Institutes at the University of Minnesota

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Summer institutes at the University of Minnesota provide challenging, thought-provoking learning opportunities for teachers through lectures by faculty and guest speakers, small group activities, readings, and discussions of strategies for integrating global topics into diverse curricula. All programs are held at the U of M campus in Minneapolis, MN.

The Ascent of Asia? India and China Today
July 12 - 16, 2010

Water in the World: Science, Society, and Scarcity
July 12 - 14, 2010

Cinematic Representations of the Irish Republican Army
July 19 - 23, 2010

Spaces of Occupation: From Minnesota to Palestine
July 26 - 30, 2010

Food in World History
July 26 - 30, 2010

Registration is $75 for 5-day institutes, or $40 for 2-3 day workshops. Fee includes lunch daily, readings, field trips, and teaching materials.

Register online at

Teachers from outside the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area are eligible to stay in on-campus housing. Each institute has a limited number of housing scholarships available to teachers on a first-come, first-served basis.

Travel Stipends
A limited number of travel stipends up to $250 will be awarded to teachers traveling to the institutes.

Questions? Contact Molly McCoy at 612-624-7346 or

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