A unique symposium sponsored by Teaching with Primary Sources at Metro State, History Colorado, Colorado Humanities, Denver Post Educational Services, Metro State’s One World, One Water Center, and the Theodore Roosevelt Center.
This two-day event highlighted current water issues in the context of decisions made during the time of Theodore Roosevelt. Noted historians Clay Jenkinson, Patricia Limerick, and Elliott West discussed and re-enacted water issues in the West from historical and current standpoints. Panelists Thomas Andrews, Matthew Makley, Amber Tafoya, and Sid Wilson were also featured. Justice Greg Hobbs also presented.
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Theodore Roosevelt and Water in the West:
Friday Workshop for Educators
Friday, June 29, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tivoli 320 ABC on the Auraria Campus, Denver, CO
This workshop focused on Theodore Roosevelt and Water in the West using inquiry learning through Library of Congress and Theodore Roosevelt Center primary sources. In this workshop, participants gained historical context about water issues from distinguished historians Clay Jenkinson, Patricia Limerick, and Elliott West.
Related events (at the History Colorado Center, 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO) included:
An Evening with Theodore Roosevelt, Friday evening, June 29, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., featuring historian Clay Jenkinson (in the costume and character of Theodore Roosevelt), followed by a Q&A session led by Patricia Limerick, professor of history at the University of Colorado.
Saturday Symposium, June 30, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., featuring historians Clay Jenkinson, Patricia Limerick, and Elliott West, panelists Thomas Andrews, Matthew Makley, Amber Tafoya, and Sid Wilson will also be featured. Justice Greg Hobbs will also present.
For more about History Colorado Center events, and to register, visit http://www.historycolorado.org