From Adulthood to Adulting: Understanding Adulthood in the 21st Century | Newberry

From Adulthood to Adulting: Understanding Adulthood in the 21st Century

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

9:30 am to 12:30 pm

The Newberry

Dr. Holly Swyers, Lake Forest College
Full. Waitlist only.
Newberry Teachers' Consortium

What does adulthood look like to different generations? And what tools do we have at our disposal to investigate what has changed - and what hasn’t? This seminar includes historical background on the American conception of adulthood over the past 150 years and offers some classroom ready exercises in data collection and analysis.

Cost and Registration Information 

Newberry Teachers’ Consortium members may register for this seminar through their designated membership contact as space permits. Non-member educators may register for this seminar by purchasing an individual membership at the time of registration. Registration for all NTC seminars opens Wednesday, September 6, 2017. For more information about NTC membership, please contact Charlotte Ross, Teacher Programs Manager, at

The seminar will be followed by a catered lunch. Registrants should RSVP for lunch to assist Teacher Programs staff in reducing waste.

A link to the assigned pre-readings for this seminar will be distributed to participants via email.

If you believe you are registered for this seminar but have not received an email confirmation or reminder, please contact Teacher Programs staff.