Schedule

Sunday

Afternoon

  • Arrival Welcome – Small reception at the University of Virginia’s Pavilion VI (part of Thomas Jefferson’s original “academical village”) Introduction of the seminar’s historical themes, led by Lisa Reilly
  • Lecture on how Jefferson should be understood with the context of his own time, led by Peter Onuf

Monday

Morning

  • Monticello – Visitors’ Center exhibit
  • House Tour with discussion to follow, led by Emilie Johnson

Afternoon

  • Monticello – Work with digital versions of letters and other documents included in the Retirement Series of the Jefferson Papers, led by Jefferson Looney

Tuesday

Morning

  • Monticello – Tour of the current archaeological sites focusing on the enslaved community, led by Fraser Nieman
  • Tour of Mulberry Row – Tour led by Gardner Hallock

Afternoon

  • Monticello – Introduction to the Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery, led by Fraser Nieman

Wednesday

Morning

  • Monticello – Lecture and Discussion – Jefferson as Master and Slave Owner, led by Cinder Stanton

Afternoon

  • Monticello – Discussion and exploration of the historical record of slavery at Monticello, led by Christa Dierksheide

Thursday

Morning

  • University of Virginia – Tour of the Jeffersonian grounds, led by Maurie McInnis and Louis Nelson
  • University of Virginia – Pavilion VI – Introduction of the JUEL project, led by Maurie McInnis

Afternoon

  • University of Virginia – Special Collections – First-hand examination of selected Jefferson papers including drawings for the University and Monticello, led by Louis Nelson and Edward Gaynor

Friday

Morning

  • University of Virginia – Center for Technology and Teacher Education (CTTE) overview of the use of digital technology in the classroom, led by Bill Ferster

Afternoon

  • University of Virginia – Primary sources and digital resources in the classroom, led by Scott Mace

Saturday

Morning

  • University of Virginia – Participant presentations of their proposed projects. Conclusions and final remarks, led by Lisa Reilly

Afternoon

  • Participant Departure