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Unitarian Universalist Religious Education History Group

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Out of The Archives:
A Hands-on Conference Exploring Unitarian
Universalist Religious Education History


The Unitarian Universalist Religious Education History Group invites students, clergy and interested others to explore the historical religious education resources at UUA and Harvard.

November 11 (3PM) - November 13 (Noon), 2005
Pickett and Eliot House, 6 Mount Vernon Place, Boston, MA

November 11 (3PM) - November 13 (Noon), 2005
Pickett and Eliot House, 6 Mount Vernon Place, Boston, MA

Are you interested in:

  • Researching U/U/UU religious education topics with primary source materials since 1760?
  • Becoming familiar with the Andover-Harvard Theological Library and Unitarian Universalist Association archives?
  • Meeting other UU historians, UU women's heritage authors and UU scholars?
  • Furthering your own research interests with a community of other sleuths?

Then consider applying to this select (20 participants) conference!
Grants from the UU Funding Panel, the New York State Convention of Universalists, and the Saint Lawrence Foundation cover the cost of room and board and most meals. Travel expenses may be subsidized up to $500.00. Applicants will pay a $50 application fee.

Application

The application deadline is September 15, 2005. Acceptance to the conference will be based on receipt of the application form, research experience, and RE history interests.


Name__________________________________________

Address_______________________________________

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UU Affiliation:


Telephone___________________

E-Mail______________________

Considerations:

Research or research interests:

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[ ] I will need a travel subsidy.

Mail this form and $50.00 application fee (check to UUA - RE History Conference) to:

Adrianne Ross
Unitarian Universalist Association
25 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108
For questions about the conference, contact Liz Strong: 617-436-8168 or estrong@uua.org

Tentative conference schedule:
Friday, November 11, 2005        At Pickett and Eliot House
3:00 PM Registration and Welcome
6:00 PM Dinner
7:00 PM Orientation to conference and introductions
7:30 PM Program with John Hurley: UUA archives and resources
Saturday, November 12, 2005
7:30 AM Breakfast
8:15 AM Leave for Andover-Harvard Theological Library
9:00 AM Presentation by Frances O'Donnell: How to Use Resources in Library
10:00 AM Research on your own
12:00 noon Lunch on own
1:00 PM Research in the library
5:00 PM Depart library and return to P & E
6:30 PM Dinner
7:30 PM Sharing research from the day
Sunday, November 13, 2005
8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM UU Panel: Historical Society, Women's Heritage Society, RE History Group
10:30 AM Next Steps: Research and Publication
11:30 AM Closing worship/circle
12:00 noon Box Lunch

Unitarian Universalist Religious Education History Group encourages the study of liberal religious education history, especially Unitarian and Universalist history by

  • Advocating for publication of materials;
  • Increasing accessibility of materials through publicizing location of archives;
  • Establishing linkages with other groups;
  • Promoting findings;
  • Making religious education history part of UU History;
  • Encouraging collection of oral histories of religious educators.


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