Schedule of Events-New Orleans

Teacher Institute: July 11-14, 2024

The schedule of events is tentative and subject to change.
American Battlefield Trust Event

Thursday, July 11, 2024

Breakfast on Your Own

8:15 AM: Registration Opens 

9:00 AM: Welcome to New Orleans from the American Battlefield Trust 

10:00 AM: Keynote Session I—Lesson From the Road: What I've Learned in my "Travels" with Darley Newman

11:15 AM: Lunch Served (Provided)

12:00 PM: General Session I—The End of Reconstruction with Dr. Brian K. Mitchell

1:00 PM: Break

1:30-2:30: Breakout Sessions I

  • Salon A—Boldness and Leadership in the American Revolution
  • Salon B—Frederick Douglass: Forming the Language of Freedom
  • Salon C—Steamboatin' on the Western Rivers

1:30-4:15: Add On Tours I

  • Behind the Scenes at Confederate Memorial Hall

2:45-3:45 PM: Breakout Sessions II

  • Salon A—Boldness and Leadership in the American Revolution
  • Salon B—"Let us go forward, O comrades!": Captain Andrew Cailloux & The Struggle for Freedom
  • Salon C—Steamboatin' on the Western Rivers

3:45 PM: Snack Break (Provided)

4:15-5:15 PM: Breakout Sessions III

  • Salon A—A Place for Liberty? James Longstreet, Insurrection, and New Orleans’s “Battle of Liberty Place”
  • Salon B—America's Greatest Maritime Disaster: The Sinking of the Sultana 
  • Salon C—Taking the Lead: Using “The Arts” in your classroom

6:30-8:45 PM: Add On Tours II

  • Dinner and Cooking Demo at the New Orleans School of Cooking

Dinner on Your Own if Not Attending the Add on Tour
 

Friday, July 12, 2024

Breakfast on Your Own

8:45 AM: Registration Opens 

9:00 AM: General Session II—Boy Leaders at the Battle of Gettysburg with Wayne Motts

10:05 AM: Break

10:20 AM: Keynote Session II—From Gettysburg to Normandy...And Beyond: The Next Generation of History on YouTube with J.D. Huitt, Chris Mowery, and Andrew Dalton

11:45 AM: Lunch

12:00 PM: General Session III—The Whole Revolutionary War in 44 minutes

1:00 PM: Break

1:30-2:30: Breakout Sessions IV

  • Salon A—A Regimental Deep-Dive ~ or ~ “How the Iron Brigade Saved the Universe”
  • Salon B—Lady Hellcats and the Dogs of War: How American Women in WWI Led the Women's Movement and Changed the World 
  • Salon C—Lincoln’s Radical Foes: How Rivalries in the Republican Party Changed the Course of the Civil War

1:30-4:15: Add On Tours III

  • Behind the Scenes at Confederate Memorial Hall
  • The Greatest Real Estate Transaction in American History at the Cabildo

2:45-3:45 PM: Breakout Sessions V

  • Salon A—A Regimental Deep-Dive ~ or ~ “How the Iron Brigade Saved the Universe”
  • Salon B—“Life on the Front Lines”: Video Content on Historic Blakeley State Park’s Phone-Based Touring Platform
  • Salon C—Lincoln’s Radical Foes: How Rivalries in the Republican Party Changed the Course of the Civil War

3:45 PM: Snack Break (Provided)

4:15-5:15 PM: Breakout Sessions VI

  • Salon A—A Place for Liberty? James Longstreet, Insurrection, and New Orleans’s “Battle of Liberty Place”
  • Salon B—America's Greatest Maritime Disaster: The Sinking of the Sultana 
  • Salon C—Hacking the History: Digital Sources for Studying the Revolution

5:30-7:30 PM: Add On Tours IV

  • Happy Hour Walking Tour of the French Quarter with Ask Arthur Tours

6:30-8:30 PM: Add On Tours V

  • Brothels, Bordellos and Ladies of the Night Tour with 2Chicks Walking Tours
  • Magazine Street Foodie Tour

 

Saturday, July 13, 2024

6:45 AM-8:00 AM: Breakfast (Provided)

7:45 AM-5:00 PM: Offsite Touring 

5:30-7:30 PM: Add On Tours VI

  • Happy Hour Walking Tour of the French Quarter with Ask Arthur Tours

6:30-8:30 PM: Add On Tours VII

  • Brothels, Bordellos and Ladies of the Night Tour with 2Chicks Walking Tours
  • Magazine Street Foodie Tour

 

Sunday, July 14, 2024

7:30-8:30 AM: Breakfast (Provided)

8:30 AM-12:45 PM: Offsite Touring

12:45 PM: Event Concludes
 

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