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Program: Institutes for School Teachers*
Date range: 2011-2013
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University of Wisconsin, La Crosse (La Crosse, WI 54601-3742)
Bonnie L. Jancik
ES-50501-13
Exploring the Past: Archaeology in the Upper Mississippi River Valley

A three-week summer 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: $154,018
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

San Jose State University Foundation (San Jose, CA 95112-5569)
Mathew Spangler
ES-50503-13
The Immigrant Experience in California through Literature and Theatre

A two-week summer institute for twenty-five school teachers that would explore the immigrant experience in California through literary works and theatrical adaptations.

Project fields: Art History and Criticism
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $161,797
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Moravian College (Bethlehem, PA 18018-6650)
Hilde Marga Binford
ES-50504-13
Johann Sebastian Bach: Music of the Baroque and the Enlightenment

A four-week institute for twenty-five school teachers, to be held in Germany, on the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, within the context of the Baroque and Enlightenment eras.

Project fields: Film History and Criticism
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $181,918
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

University of Dayton (Dayton, OH 45469-0001)
Richard P. Benedum
ES-50506-13
Mozart's Worlds: "The Marriage of Figaro" and "Don Giovanni"

A three-week institute for twenty-five participants on Mozart's operas The Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni, to be held in Vienna, Austria.

Project fields: Film History and Criticism
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $159,447
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Interfaith Center of New York (New York, NY 10115-0253)
Henry Goldschmidt
ES-50507-13
Religious Worlds of New York: The Everyday Life of American Religious Diversity

A three-week summer institute for twenty-five middle and high school teachers on the religious diversity of America, exemplified in six religious traditions.

Project fields: Comparative Religion
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $160,121
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) (Cullowhee, NC 28723)
M. Elaine Franklin
ES-50511-13
Beyond the Trail of Tears: A View from the Cherokee Homeland

A three-week summer institute for thirty school teachers on Cherokee history and culture in North Carolina.

Project fields: Social Sciences, General
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $155,950
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI 48109)
Mark Clague
ES-50525-13
Banner Moments: The National Anthem in American Life

A four-week institute for thirty school teachers on the role of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and other music related to civic life in American history and culture.

Project fields: Film History and Criticism
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Maine Humanities Council (Portland, ME 04102-1012)
Anne Schlitt
ES-50530-13
Borders and Borderlands: The Acadian Experience in Maine

A three-week summer institute for twenty-five teachers on the history and culture of the French Acadian peoples of St. John Valley in northern Maine.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $150,997
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

University of Oregon, Eugene (Eugene, OR 97403)
Stephanie G. Wood
ES-50531-13
Mesoamerican Cultures and their Histories: Oaxaca, Mexico

A four-week institute for thirty school teachers on Mesoamerican history and culture, to be held in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Project fields: History, General
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $194,103
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington, DC 20003-1094)
Margaret H. O'Brien
ES-50536-13
Teaching Shakespeare

A four-week institute for twenty-five school teachers on William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Romeo and Juliet, to be held at the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $195,000
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

City Lore: NY Center for Urban Folk Culture (New York, NY 10003-9322)
Amanda Dargan
ES-50538-13
A Reverence for Words: Understanding Muslim Cultures through Poetry & Song

A two-week institute for thirty school teachers on Islamic poetry.

Project fields: Literature, General
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $170,212
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

New York Historical Society (New York, NY 10024)
Mia Nagawiecki
ES-50540-13
Race and Politics in the American Civil War

A two-week summer institute for thirty school teachers on the political context of the Civil War and the centrality of racial issues during the conflict.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Institutes for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $132,273
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

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

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