American Studies Web Museum
In this course, we will use materials from Special Collections to create exhibits for the American Studies Web Museum. This year’s theme is “The History of Race at Middlebury College.” We will examine the history of Middlebury students of color; the role of race in the College curriculum; and the College’s response to broader racial issues such as eugenics, anti-Asian racism during World War II, and civil rights activism in the fifties and sixties. Students will learn scanning and web design. Our work will contribute the Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity’s program on race and education in 2011-2012.