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Program: Institutes for School Teachers*
Date range: 2010-2012
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Crow Canyon Archaeological Center (Cortez, CO 81321-9408)
Marjorie R. Connolly
ES-50436-12
Bridging Cultures: Diversity and Unity in the Pueblo World

A three-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on the origins and cultural history of the Pueblo Indian peoples of the American Southwest.

Project fields: Anthropology
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $179,792
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

University of Arkansas, Monticello (Monticello, AR 71655)
Richard A. Corby
ES-50437-12
South Africa: History and Culture

A five-week summer institute for twenty-five school teachers on the history and culture of South Africa to take place in Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg and Durban.

Project fields: African History
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $195,722
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

University of California, San Diego (La Jolla, CA 92093-0013)
Matthew T. Herbst
ES-50442-12
Istanbul Between East and West: Crossroads of History

A three-week institute in Istanbul, Turkey, for twenty-five school teachers on the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires, and modern Turkey.

Project fields: History, General
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $199,993
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2014

Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI 48824-1168)
Nwando Achebe
ES-50445-12
Africa in World History

A four-week institute for twenty-five high school teachers to explore the role of Africa in world history.

Project fields: African History
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $172,171
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Funding details
Original grant (2012) $171,611
Supplement (2013) $560

University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6133)
Deane L. Root
ES-50447-12
Voices Across Time: Teaching American History Through Song

A five-week institute for twenty-five school teachers linking American popular songs to significant periods and events in American history.

Project fields: Music History and Criticism
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $197,517
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

University of California, Davis (Davis, CA 95616-5270)
Omnia El Shakry
ES-50458-12
Roots of the Arab Spring

A three-week institute for thirty school teachers on the historical roots of what has come to be called the "Arab Spring."

Project fields: Near and Middle Eastern History
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $185,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

San Jose State University Foundation (San Jose, CA 95112-5569)
Susan Shillinglaw
ES-50459-12
John Steinbeck: the Voice of a Region, a Voice for America

A three-week institute for twenty-seven school teachers on John Steinbeck as a novelist, social critic, and ecologist.

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $172,214
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Boston University (Boston, MA 02215-1300)
Peter Gibbon
ES-50461-12
Thomas Jefferson: Personality, Character, and Public Life

A four-week institute for twenty-six school teachers on the personality, character, and public life of Thomas Jefferson.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $176,211
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Five Colleges, Inc. (Amherst, MA 01004)
Neal Salisbury
ES-50466-12
Native Americans of New England: A Historical Overview

A three-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on the history of Native Americans in New England.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $149,088
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

SUNY Research Foundation, University at Buffalo (Buffalo, NY 14222-1004)
Kristin Stapleton
ES-50468-12
China and India: Comparisons and Connections

A three-week institute for thirty school teachers comparing historical and cultural developments in China and India.

Project fields: Asian Studies
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $171,181
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22904-4195)
Mitchell S. Green
ES-50470-12
Epic Questions: Mind, Meaning and Morality

A four-week institute for thirty high school teachers on topics central to philosophical inquiry.

Project fields: Philosophy, General
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $192,526
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Funding details
Original grant (2012) $180,574
Supplement (2013) $11,952

Duke University (Durham, NC 27708)
Wahneema Lubiano
ES-50476-12
African-American Literature and Social History

A three-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on African-American literature and social history.

Project fields: Literature, General
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Chicago Metro History Education Center (Chicago, IL 60610-3305)
Robert Douglas Johnston
ES-50485-12
Rethinking the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, 1877 to 1920

A four-week institute for thirty school teachers to study new perspectives on the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $193,976
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Center for Civic Education (Calabasas, CA 91302-1441)
William F. Harris
ES-50486-12
Political and Constitutional Theory for Citizens

A three-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on the principles of American constitutionalism.

Project fields: Political Science, General
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $175,682
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

James Agee Film Project (Johnson City, TN 37601)
Jamie Simpson Ross (project director)
Daniel S. Pierce (co-project director)
ES-50487-12
The Power of Place: Land and Peoples in Appalachia

A three-week institute for thirty school teachers on the role of landscape in shaping southern Appalachian history and culture.

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $159,825
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 6/30/2014

Primary Source (Watertown, MA 02472-4052)
Deborah Cunningham
ES-50494-12
Ottoman Cultures: Society, Politics and Trade in the Turkish Empire, 1299-1922

A three-week institute for thirty school teachers on the Ottoman Empire to be held in Istanbul, Turkey.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $173,105
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2014

Funding details
Original grant (2012) $161,333
Supplement (2013) $11,772

Moravian College (Bethlehem, PA 18018-6650)
Hilde Marga Binford
ES-50372-11
Johann Sebastian Bach in the Baroque Era and in Our Time

A four-week institute for twenty-five school teachers, held in Germany on the music of J. S. Bach and its cultural, intellectual, and religious contexts.

Project fields: Music History and Criticism
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $163,804
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2011) $153,804
Supplement (2012) $10,000

University of Wisconsin, La Crosse (La Crosse, WI 54601-3742)
Bonnie L. Jancik (project director)
Jonathan D. Baker (co-project director)
ES-50373-11
Exploring the Past: Archaeology in the Upper Mississippi River Valley

A three-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on archaeological theory and methods as applied to the cultures of the Upper Mississippi River Valley.

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $129,352
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center (Cortez, CO 81321-9408)
Marjorie R. Connolly (project director)
Kathleen Stemmler (co-project director)
ES-50380-11
Diversity and Unity in the Pueblo World

A three-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on the archaeological record and history of the Pueblo peoples.

Project fields: Anthropology
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $185,312
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center (Cortez, CO 81321-9408)
Marjorie R. Connolly (project director)
Marjorie R. Connolly (co-project director)
ES-50380-11
Diversity and Unity in the Pueblo World

A three-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on the archaeological record and history of the Pueblo peoples.

Project fields: Anthropology
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $185,312
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Ohio State University, Main Campus (Columbus, OH 43210-1307)
Scott Cameron Levi
ES-50381-11
Central Asia in World History

A two-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on the role of Central Asia as a crossroads of trade and intercultural exchange.

Project fields: History, General
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $137,252
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Interfaith Center of New York (New York, NY 10115-0253)
Henry Goldschmidt
ES-50384-11
Religious Worlds of New York: Teaching the Everyday Life of American Religious Diversity

A three-week institute for thirty school teachers on American religious diversity as manifested in community life in New York City.

Project fields: Comparative Religion
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $178,420
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Mercer University, Macon (Macon, GA 31207-0001)
Sarah E. Gardner (project director)
David A. Davis (co-project director)
ES-50390-11
Cotton Culture in the South from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement

A five-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on the South's cotton culture from the close of the Civil War to the rise of the civil rights movement.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $185,269
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL 61820-6903)
Nancy Jervis (project director)
Gary G. Xu (co-project director)
ES-50395-11
Chinese Film and Society

A four-week institute for twenty-five school teachers that uses film to study modern Chinese history and culture.

Project fields: Arts, General
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $191,483
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 7/31/2013

Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington, DC 20003-1094)
Robert G. Young
ES-50400-11
Folger Shakespeare Library's Teaching Shakespeare Institute

A four-week institute for twenty-five school teachers to examine Shakespeare's plays.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $187,767
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Newberry Library (Chicago, IL 60610-3380)
Scott Manning Stevens (project director)
Frank Valadez (co-project director)
ES-50410-11
The Early Republic and Indian Country: 1812-1833

A four-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on the interactions between Native Americans and European Americans in the early nineteenth century.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $184,023
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Calvin College (Grand Rapids, MI 49546-4388)
William H. Katerberg (project director)
Carol Higham (co-project director)
ES-50412-11
American Frontiers in Global Perspective

A three-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on frontiers in the American South, Midwest, and West in a comparative international context.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $133,150
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

University of South Carolina Research Foundation (Columbia, SC 29208-0001)
Valinda Littlefield
ES-50416-11
Stories of the Great Migration

A two-week institute for thirty school teachers on the history, literature, music, and art of the Great Migration.

Project fields: African American Studies
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $179,913
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 6/30/2013

Funding details
Original grant (2011) $169,913
Supplement (2012) $10,000

New York Public Library (New York, NY 10018)
Lynda Kennedy (project director)
Janna Robin (co-project director)
ES-50424-11
Recipe for America: New York, Immigration, and American Identity through Culinary Culture

A three-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on immigration, assimilation, and food culture in New York City in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Project fields: History, General
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $141,028
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

HistoryMakers (Chicago, IL 60616)
Julieanna L. Richardson (project director)
Ashley Howard (co-project director)
ES-50426-11
African American Political History

A four-week institute for twenty-five school teachers held in Chicago, exploring African-American political history from the nineteenth century to the present.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $162,867
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

University of Arkansas, Monticello (Monticello, AR 71655)
Richard A. Corby
ES-50428-11
South Africa: History and Culture

A five-week institute for twenty-five school teachers, held at Port Elizabeth and other locations across South Africa, on that country's geography, history, and social institutions.

Project fields: African History
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $188,441
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

University of Wisconsin, La Crosse (La Crosse, WI 54601-3742)
James L. Theler (project director)
Bonnie L. Jancik (co-project director)
ES-50323-10
Exploring the Past: Archaeology in the Upper Mississippi River Valley

A three-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on archeological theory and methods as applied to the prehistory of the Upper Mississippi River Valley.

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $139,781
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

University of Wisconsin, La Crosse (La Crosse, WI 54601-3742)
James L. Theler (project director)
Katherine P. Stevenson (co-project director)
ES-50323-10
Exploring the Past: Archaeology in the Upper Mississippi River Valley

A three-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on archeological theory and methods as applied to the prehistory of the Upper Mississippi River Valley.

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $139,781
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center (Cortez, CO 81321-9408)
M. Elaine Franklin (project director)
Marjorie R. Connolly (co-project director)
ES-50327-10
Bridging Cultures: Diversity and Unity in the Pueblo World

A three-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on the history and culture of the Pueblo Indians.

Project fields: Anthropology
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $169,522
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Colgate University (Hamilton, NY 13346-1386)
Graham R. Hodges
ES-50328-10
Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad

A four-week summer institute for twenty-five K-12 teachers on abolitionism and the Underground Railroad in upstate New York.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $188,124
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Mark Twain House (Hartford, CT 06105-6400)
Craig Hotchkiss (project director)
Kerry Driscoll (co-project director)
ES-50330-10
Mark Twain and the Culture of Progress

A three-week institute for thirty school teachers using Mark Twain to explore a transformative era in American history.

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $156,029
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Rhode Island Historical Society (Providence, RI 02906-1012)
Joanne Pope Melish (project director)
Christiana Morgan Grefe (co-project director)
ES-50332-10
The Role of Slavery in New England Commerce, Industry and Culture to 1860

A two-week summer institute for thirty school teachers on economic development, slavery, and antislavery in New England during the 18th and early 19th centuries.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $136,253
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

CUNY Research Foundation, Hunter College (New York, NY 10065-5024)
Maria Hernandez (project director)
Tena Alison Cohen (co-project director)
ES-50336-10
Latino Identity in New York

A three-week summer institute for twenty-five school teachers on the literary and cultural heritage of New York City's diverse Latino community.

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $163,393
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Italian Cultural Society of Washington, DC (Bethesda, MD 20814-2752)
Roberto Severino (project director)
Luigi Maria De Luca (co-project director)
ES-50339-10
The Art of Teaching Italian Through Italian Art in Italy

A four-week institute for twenty-five K-12 teachers on teaching Italian language and culture through Italian art, to be conducted in Rome and Tuscany.

Project fields: Italian Language
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $204,712
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

St. Mary's College of California (Moraga, CA 94556-2744)
Frances M. Sweeney (project director)
Leticia Iliana Holbrook (co-project director)
ES-50341-10
Mexican Literature and Culture in Context

A four-week summer institute for twenty-five school teachers of Spanish on Mexican literature and culture, to be held in Mexico City.

Project fields: Latin American Literature
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $173,793
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2010) $163,793
Supplement (2011) $10,000

East-West Center (Honolulu, HI 96848-1601)
Namji Steinemann
ES-50342-10
Southeast Asia at the Crossroads of World War II

A three-week institute at the East-West Center for thirty school teachers to study the antecedents and consequences of World War II in Southeast Asia.

Project fields: History, General
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $190,900
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 6/30/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2010) $180,900
Supplement (2011) $10,000

University of North Carolina, Asheville (Asheville, NC 28804-3251)
Daniel S. Pierce (project director)
Jamie Simpson Ross (co-project director)
ES-50343-10
Power and Place: Land and Peoples in Appalachia

A three-week institute for thirty school teachers on the history and cultures of southern Appalachia.

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $160,524
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 6/30/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2010) $150,624
Supplement (2011) $9,900

University of Dayton (Dayton, OH 45469-0001)
Richard P. Benedum
ES-50345-10
Mozart's Worlds: Bridging West and East

A four-week school teacher institute in Vienna, Austria, for twenty-five participants to explore Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his German operas in their cultural and historical context.

Project fields: Music History and Criticism
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $199,473
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6133)
Deane L. Root (project director)
Mariana Whitmer (co-project director)
ES-50347-10
Voices Across Time: Teaching American History Through Song

A five-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on ways to explore American history through popular songs.

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Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $199,955
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

San Jose State University Foundation (San Jose, CA 95112-5569)
Susan Shillinglaw (project director)
William Gilly (co-project director)
ES-50348-10
John Steinbeck: Voice of a Region, Voice for America

A three-week summer institute for twenty-five K-12 teachers on the work of John Steinbeck.

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $174,815
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2010) $164,815
Supplement (2011) $10,000

Theatre for a New Audience (New York, NY 10706)
Katie Miller
ES-50351-10
Shakespeare Institute

A two-week summer institute for twenty-five school teachers focusing on common themes in William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Taming of the Shrew, and Henry V.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $108,922
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Indiana University, Bloomington (Bloomington, IN 47405)
Christoph Irmscher
ES-50352-10
Picturing John James Audubon

A four-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on the art and writing of John James Audubon in their historical context.

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $204,493
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

University of Oregon, Eugene (Eugene, OR 97403)
Stephanie G. Wood
ES-50353-10
Mesoamerican Cultures and their Histories: Focus on Oaxaca!

A four-week summer institute for thirty school teachers on recent archaeological and ethnohistorical research in Mesoamerica to take place in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Project fields: Latin American History
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $193,435
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Funding details
Original grant (2010) $183,435
Supplement (2011) $10,000

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22904-4195)
Mitchell S. Green
ES-50362-10
Epic Questions: Mind, Meaning and Morality

A three-week institute for thirty school teachers to immerse themselves in an intensive treatment of topics central to philosophical inquiry.

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Project fields: Philosophy, General
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $167,884
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA 01610-2395)
Todd Lewis (project director)
Leonard Van der Kuijp (co-project director)
ES-50363-10
Literatures, Religions, and Arts of the Himalayan Region

A four-week summer institute for thirty school teachers on the cultural and religious traditions of the Himalayan region.

Project fields: Nonwestern Religion
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $222,235
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2010) $212,485
Supplement (2011) $9,750

Washington University (St. Louis, MO 63130-4899)
Gerald Early
ES-50364-10
Jazz, Motown, and the Transformation of American Culture, 1959-1975

A four-week institute for twenty-five school teachers to examine two musical genres in the context of changing American culture during the third quarter of the twentieth century.

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $225,175
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Funding details
Original grant (2010) $215,175
Supplement (2011) $10,000

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