Studies and the Center
for European Studies offered a K-12 Teacher Workshop, 23-27 June 2008 at Lowell Hall
on the UW-Madison Campus.
The theme for the workshop
was New and Emerging Migrations – encompassing such topics
as new immigrant communities, forced migration, human trafficking, and
social adaptation & integration. Mark
Lilleleht (Outreach Coordinator, Global Studies) and Csanad
Siklos (Outreach Coordinator, Center for European Studies) were the co-conveners of the workshop. Questions about the program (see below) can be addressed to either.
The workshop registration fee was $50.
Once you've registered
for the conference, participants registered as UW-Madison special
students to earn one (1) gradaute credit from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
We arranged a tuition fee waiver with the University so the total
tuition amounted to just the $50 workshop fee and $37.59 billed by the
Please note: Registration for the workshop was required -- for the graduate credit was not required.
here for a final agenda and daily schedule! Updated 18 June 2008.
day will generally stretch from 8:30 to 4:30pm, Monday
thru Thursday. The workshop will wrap up early/mid-afternoon on Friday.
Confirmed speakers and activities
Boswell, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Caulkins, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Donnelly, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Andrew Epstein, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Gerhard Fischer, Wisconsin
Department of Public Instruction
Friedman, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jim Jonas, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Renee Karl, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Saejung Lee, Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Venkat Mani, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Miller, University of Delware
Susan Nigohosian, Racine Unified School District & WI Geographic
Beth Ratway, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Susan Rottmann, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Schliesman, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Marianna Smirnova, Wisconsin Office of Justice Asssitance
Vanderwal Taylor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Additional sessions were held at:
Children's Book Center
for Instructional Materials and Computing
For interested educators:
A resource cd of
materials from the workshop together with supplementary
resources is available by emailing
Mark Lilleleht your request.
In advance of the workshop session,
we invited participants to explore some of the resources available on the web.
Articles & sites of possible
Community Living In Fear (Financial Times, 28 May 2008)
Abroad: An Immigration Map of Britain (BBC News)
Labor Rings Reach China’s Distant Villages (New York Times,
10 May 2008)
Countertraffickers (The New Yorker, 5 May 2008)
UK (BBC News, 29 February 2008)
EU & the Fight Against Human Trafficking (EUInsight, 2007)
Migration Factfile (BBC News)
in Plain Sight: Human Trafficking in WI (Office of Justice Assistance)
Trafficking: Better Data, Strategy, and Reporting Needed...
Victims in Wisconsin Curriculum (Office of Justice Assistance)
a World on the Move... (New York Times, 24 June 2007)
Shatila slideshow (BBC News)
migration for the new EU countries (BBC News)
Global Migration (New York Times, 22 June 2007)|
in Persons (WI Department of Justice)
Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (United Nations)
to Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking
for Migration and Ethnic Studies (University of Amsterdam)
Organization for Migration
One-Way Ticket to Europe (Frontline/World Rough Cut)
Have Degree, Will Travel (Frontline/World Rough Cut)
Slaves (Frontline - view
full episode here)
The Return (Frontline/World Rough Cut)