Canada: Traveling the Underground Railroad

Canada's Underground Railroad

Course Number/Name: INED 399 Canada: Traveling the UGRRUncle Tom's Cabin

Course Description: This team-taught course will introduce students to the local history surrounding the Underground Railroad in the Niagara region. we will encourage students to consider the border between Canada and the United States from the perspective of slaves who journeyed along the Underground Railroad, the abolitionists who helped them, and the masters who sought to regain their human "property". Literary accounts of slaves escaping on the Underground Railroad, as presented by slave narratives, fictional accounts, and children's literature, will give students a more personal account of slavery and freedom in the 19th Century.

Language of Instruction: English

Instructors: Dr. Saundra Liggins, English and Dr. Jennifer Hildebrand, History

Housing: A Hotel in St. Catherine's

Course Dates: May 28 - June 2, 2012

Eligible Participants: Undergraduates in Good Academic Standing

Application Deadline: March 15, 2013

Credits: 3 Undergraduate

Cost: Summer 2012 Budget

Payment: Full payment of the Course Fee is due to the International Education Center by May 1, 2012

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