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In preparation for the special exhibition, Maharaja: The Splendor of India’s Royal Courts (October 21, 2011–April 8, 2012), the UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project and Asian Art Museum co-present the Art & Power in Colonial India teacher institute designed for Grade 10 World History teachers. Inspired by presentations by UC Berkeley professors and museum curators, participants will examine historical content, academic literacy strategies, and standards-based applications for the classroom. Participants will also develop a lesson plan and receive a disk of Asian Art Museum collection images and priority registration for exhibition related school programs.

Art & Power in Colonial India Teacher Institute Asian Art Museum

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In preparation for the special exhibition, Maharaja: The Splendor of India’s Royal Courts (October 21, 2011–April 8, 2012), the UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project and Asian Art Museum co-present the Art & Power in Colonial India teacher institute designed for Grade 10 World History teachers. Inspired by presentations by UC Berkeley professors and museum curators, participants will examine historical content, academic literacy strategies, and standards-based applications for the classroom. Participants will also develop a lesson plan and receive a disk of Asian Art Museum collection images and priority registration for exhibition related school programs.

    • video
    The Raj: The Shaping of Empire in Colonial India (8/3/2011)

    The Raj: The Shaping of Empire in Colonial India (8/3/2011)

    Thomas Metcalf, UC Berkeley

    • 49 min
    • video
    Maharaja: The Splendor of India's Royal Courts Exhibition Overview for Teachers (8/3/2011)

    Maharaja: The Splendor of India's Royal Courts Exhibition Overview for Teachers (8/3/2011)

    Qamar Adamjee, Asian Art Museum Curator, gives an overview of the upcoming Maharaja exhibition (October 21-April 8, 2012) to teachers at the Art & Power in Colonial India Teacher Institute at the Asian Art Museum.

    • 53 min
    • video
    Art & Power in India (8/4/2011)

    Art & Power in India (8/4/2011)

    Eugene Irschick, UC Berkeley

    • 49 min

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