NEH banner

Grant products: Conference/Institute/Seminar (542)
Query elapsed time: 6.313 sec

If you would like these results in a UTF-8 CSV file suitable for importing into Excel, download and unzip the NEH_GrantProducts.zip file elsewhere on this site. More NEH datasets are available from the datasets landing page.

Arabic Manuscripts Workshop
Grant details: AA-277700-21
Title: Arabic Manuscripts Workshop
Author: Marina Rustow
Author: Luke Yarbrough
Abstract: This week-long workshop was led by leading authorities in the historical, philological and material study of Arabic manuscripts. The workshop equipped emerging scholars with the basic tools to conduct research using original handwritten texts in Arabic script. Over the course of four days, participants learned the basics of codicology, palaeography, and manuscript production and circulation, and received exposure to an expansive vision of current debates in Arabic manuscript research. Topics included: anatomy of the codex; text blocks, colophons, audition notes, owners' notes, readers’ notes; supports, inks, bindings; scribes and other craftspeople; scripts, canonical and informal; strategies for decipherment; technical terminology; transmission practices and patterns; digital collections; contemporary ethics and best practices. Twenty Ph.D. candidates and recent post-docs from universities in the US, Europe, and the Middle East, selected from among more than 350 applicants, participated in the workshop. They were joined by webinar registrants from more than 44 countries, including Algeria, Armenia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Malta, Morocco, Lebanon, Lithuania, Pakistan, Poland, Qatar, Tunisia, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, and Uzbekistan.
Date Range: 08/23/21-08/27/21
Location: Zoom
Primary URL: https://marbas.princeton.edu/arabic-manuscripts-workshop-august-23-27-2021#:-:text=arabic%20manuscripts


Grambling State University Inaugural Digital Humanities Workshop
Grant details: AB-269212-20
Title: Grambling State University Inaugural Digital Humanities Workshop
Abstract: This five-day workshop, held from August 3rd-7th, 2020, will serve as an intensive introduction to Digital Humanities and an opportunity to develop learning activities for new and existing classes. Faculty from Grambling and all regional universities are encouraged to apply to participate.
Date Range: August 3rd-7th, 2020
Location: Grambling State University (Virtual)


Grambling State University Digital Humanities Workshop
Grant details: AB-269212-20
Title: Grambling State University Digital Humanities Workshop
Abstract: This four-day workshop, held from August 2rd-6th, 2021, will introduce instructors and librarians to techniques of digital spatial analysis in the Digital Humanities and to provide an opportunity to develop learning activities for new and existing classes. Over the coming week, we look forward to hearing from speakers who are working on groundbreaking digital projects, discussing daily topics through selected readings, and creating activities that can be implemented in the classroom. Faculty from Grambling and all regional universities are encouraged to apply to participate.
Date Range: August 2-August 6, 2021
Location: Grambling State University (Virtual)


Faculty Development, as well as Pedagogical Strategies, Workshops for the fall 2015, summer 2016, and fall 2016 cohorts
Grant details: AC-226779-15
Title: Faculty Development, as well as Pedagogical Strategies, Workshops for the fall 2015, summer 2016, and fall 2016 cohorts
Abstract: The project spearheaded faculty development spaces within which presentations from, and discussions with, NYU faculty prompted BMCC faculty to disseminate knowledge, explore ideas on best (classroom) practices, and develop their own thoughts and approaches regarding global issues, thus refining the latters' courses to create a more integrated learning experience for students. Subsequent monthly Pedagogical Strategies workshops, each focused on one competency, and to which all faculty and administrators of the BMCC academic community were invited, brought together workshop participants to provide “status reports” regarding the curricula changes they implemented concerning the particular global competencies they chose to nurture
Date Range: Fall 2015 - Spring 2017
Location: Borough of Manhattan Commuinity College, CUNY


Public Presentation
Grant details: AC-253204-17
Title: Public Presentation
Author: Dr. Maria Cotera
Abstract: Searching for Margaret: The Ambivalent Politics of Collaboration in Jovita González and Eve Raleigh’s Caballero
Date Range: February 27, 2018
Location: Texas A&M University-Kingsville


Mini-Conference, "Towards an Aesthetics of South Texas Women Artists"
Grant details: AC-253204-17
Title: Mini-Conference, "Towards an Aesthetics of South Texas Women Artists"
Author: organized by Susan Roberson
Abstract: The one-day conference brought in speakers not only from the grant participants and colleagues at TAMUK, but artists and poets from San Antonio and the Rio Grande Valley. There was a rich diversity of academic papers, readings, performances, and art displays conference with
Date Range: October 11, 2018
Location: Texas A&M University-Kingsville


Liberty in the American Revolution Workshop Invitation
Grant details: AC-258915-18
Title: Liberty in the American Revolution Workshop Invitation
Author: Jonathan Mercantini
Author: Elizabeth Hyde
Abstract: This is the flyer inviting teachers to attend the Teaching Workshop.
Date Range: May 23-26, 2022
Location: Kean University


Frantz Fanon's Contributions to Post-Colonial Theory
Grant details: AC-258966-18
Title: Frantz Fanon's Contributions to Post-Colonial Theory
Author: Belkis Gonzalez
Abstract: Dr. Gonazalez offered an overview of the theories of Frantz Fanon and their impact on the literature and political theory of the Americas as well as his influence on subsequent theories and authors such as Roberto Fernandez Retamar and Edward Said.
Date Range: 4/12/19
Location: LaGuardia Community College, Conference Room C-459


The Debate at Valladolid: Bartolome de las Casas vs Juan Gines de Sepulveda
Grant details: AC-258966-18
Title: The Debate at Valladolid: Bartolome de las Casas vs Juan Gines de Sepulveda
Author: Milton Roberto Ruiz
Abstract: Prof. Ruiz offered a comprehensive presentation on the historical and philosophical issues surrounding the Valladolid debate of 1550 regarding the nature of indigenous peoples of the Americas. The presentation discussed the important influences of Aristotle and how his ideas were being challenged partly as a result of the discovery of the New World. Prof Ruiz also discussed the significant contribution this debate made to human rights theories on a global scale.
Date Range: 5/10/19
Location: LaGuardia Community College, conference room C-459


Anti-Slavery Movement and Related Documents in the United States and Latin America
Grant details: AC-258966-18
Title: Anti-Slavery Movement and Related Documents in the United States and Latin America
Author: Paul Fess
Abstract: Dr. Fess offered a comprehensive presentation regarding the anti-slavery movement in the United States and subsequent developments in Cuban literature. He compared the the similarities and differences of the literature and discourse of these movements.
Date Range: 5/10/19
Location: LaGuardia Community College, conference room C-459


Caliban: Culture and Nation-Building in the Caribbean
Grant details: AC-258966-18
Title: Caliban: Culture and Nation-Building in the Caribbean
Author: Maria Victoria Perez-Rios
Abstract: Professor Perez-Rios offered a compelling presentation about the re-contextualization of the character of Caliban within the framework of post-colonial theory in the second half of the twentieth century.
Date Range: 9/27/19
Location: LaGuardia Community College, conference room C-459


Borges, "The South," and Sarmiento Revisited
Grant details: AC-258966-18
Title: Borges, "The South," and Sarmiento Revisited
Author: Ernesto Menendez-Conde
Abstract: Dr. Menendez-Conde discussed the story by Jorge Luis Borges within the context of the debates surrounding civilization and barbarism between Jose Marti and Domingo Sarmiento in the latter half of 19th century Latin America.
Date Range: 9/27/19


The Menchu-Stoll Controversy, An Overview
Grant details: AC-258966-18
Title: The Menchu-Stoll Controversy, An Overview
Author: Rebecca Tally
Abstract: Dr. Tally discussed the many factors and points of view of the Menchu-Stoll controversy of the 1990s, connecting it to the seminar's previous human rights discussions involving the indigenous populations of the Americas.
Date Range: 11/22/19
Location: LaGuardia Community College, conference room C-459


Latin American Studies Final Reflections and Pig Roast
Grant details: AC-258966-18
Title: Latin American Studies Final Reflections and Pig Roast
Author: William Fulton
Author: Hugo Fernandez
Author: Rebecca Tally
Author: Ana Maria Hernandez
Abstract: This Final Project Meeting gathered participants in our two project seminar to reflect on the history and accomplishments of our project, with presentations by Dr. William Fulton and guest instructors who have been teaching courses created/revise/revived under the grant.
Date Range: October 2020
Location: Zoom


NEH LAS/LATINX Conferene: Building Bridges
Grant details: AC-258966-18
Title: NEH LAS/LATINX Conferene: Building Bridges
Author: Hugo Fernandez
Author: William Fulton
Author: Ana Maria Hernandez
Author: Joy Sanchez-Taylor
Author: Rebecca Tally
Abstract: Program for the NEH-Sponsored Conference on Building Bridges: The Present and Future of Latin American Studies at CUNY, 23 April 2021.
Date Range: 23 April 2021 9am-6pm
Location: Webinar
Primary URL: https://www.laguardia.edu/las-latinx/
Primary URL Description: Conference Program
Secondary URL: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLC7n6GWBUTw7JTsrlHe_2i_KNg_FbLfAN
Secondary URL Description: Recordings of the entire conference on 23 April 2021


Diversity In and Outside of the Classroom: A Holistic Approach to Pedagogy at an HSI and MSI
Grant details: AC-264104-19
Title: Diversity In and Outside of the Classroom: A Holistic Approach to Pedagogy at an HSI and MSI
Author: Dr. Tara Sirvent
Author: Dr. Kristen McCabe Lashua
Author: Dean Amanda Lebrecht
Abstract: This presentation will allow attendees to consider successful practices to address diverse students’ learning needs. Students, particularly if they are underrepresented minorities and/or first-generation, often need faculty and staff to work together to create a holistic approach to diversifying curriculum and pedagogy in an increasingly diverse higher education landscape. Our presentation includes a training exercise to help participants assess their own understanding of diversity as relates to successful learning outcomes. We will then discuss the creation of summer STEM and humanities bridge programs that exemplify faculty and academic support staff working together to create a comprehensive program for academic support and success.
Date Range: October 3, 2019-October 6, 2019
Location: George Fox University, Newberg, Oregon
Primary URL: https://www.cccu.org/cccu_event/2019-diversity-inclusion-conference/
Primary URL Description: Conference Program


International Kurdish Conference Booklet
Grant details: AC-264292-19
Title: International Kurdish Conference Booklet
Author: Mucahit Bilici
Abstract: Northeastern Illinois University’s Multilingual Learning Center in collaboration with Zahra Institute has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to develop a Kurdish Language and Culture Studies Program. It is a one-year project to develop three new courses and related curricular resources in Kurdish language and culture and an International Kurdish Studies Conference. Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago Zahra Institute July 24-25, 2019 New Perspectives in Kurdish Studies
Date Range: July 24-25, 2019
Location: Northeastern Illinois University
Primary URL: https://www.neiu.edu/academics/multilingual-learning-center/summer-institute-kurdish-language-and-culture/international-kurdish-studies-research-conference


Oral History Institute
Grant details: AC-264295-19
Title: Oral History Institute
Author: Kirsten Gardner
Author: Valerie Martinez
Abstract: Week-long institute to examine the best practices in Oral History with Expert Speakers and Invited guests.
Date Range: May 20-24, 2019
Location: San Antonio, TX
Primary URL: http://https://militarycityusa.wordpress.com
Primary URL Description: Oral History Institute material: Readings, Tips, Photos.


Miami Studies Symposium
Grant details: AC-277755-21
Title: Miami Studies Symposium
Author: Wolfsonian Public Humanities Lab at Florida International University
Abstract: Day-long program in Miami Studies featuring music, exhibitions, local food, roundtables and panels, and more. It was hosted at our community partner site, the Historic Hampton House, a Jim Crow-era Black motel and entertainment venue that now serves as a museum and community space.
Date Range: March 5, 2022
Location: Historic Hampton House (Miami, FL)
Primary URL: http://https://wphl.fiu.edu/community-storytelling/miami-studies-program/inaugural-miami-studies-symposium/index.html


THE MIDDLE EAST ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
Grant details: AC-50089-11
Title: THE MIDDLE EAST ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
Author: Nayereh Tohidi
Abstract: On November 9 and 15, 2011, over 100 scholars, students, ethnic community leaders, activists, representatives of the media and interfaith groups from SoCal gathered along with CSUN faculty from the new minor initiative in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Program (MEIS) at the MEIS Symposium. The symposium was to discuss with 12 distinguished experts invited to CSUN. This symposium was funded by an NEH grant and directed by Dr. Nayereh Tohidi. It aimed to help CSUN faculty with curriculum development and provided the participants with an opportunity for exchange of ideas, experiences, and best practices concerning pedagogical challenges in MEIS. Selected parts of the proceedings of this symposium will be featured on this website later.
Date Range: November 9 & 15, 2011
Location: California State University in Northridge, California
Primary URL: http://www.csun.edu/meis
Primary URL Description: On November 9 and 15, 2011, over 100 scholars, students, ethnic community leaders, activists, representatives of the media and interfaith groups from SoCal gathered along with CSUN faculty from the new minor initiative in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Program (MEIS) at the MEIS Symposium. The symposium was to discuss with 12 distinguished experts invited to CSUN. This symposium was funded by an NEH grant and directed by Dr. Nayereh Tohidi. It aimed to help CSUN faculty with curriculum development and provided the participants with an opportunity for exchange of ideas, experiences, and best practices concerning pedagogical challenges in MEIS. Selected parts of the proceedings of this symposium will be featured on this website later. Speakers were:


The Creation and Development of Interdisciplinary Courses and Sequences
Grant details: AC-50156-12
Title: The Creation and Development of Interdisciplinary Courses and Sequences
Author: Dr. Carolyn Haynes
Abstract: A faculty development seminar focused on the development and creation of interdisciplinary courses and sequences. Dr. Carolyn Haynes presented methods and practices on the creation of interdisciplinary courses and programs, worked with the participating professors on the creation, design, and development of their interdisciplinary courses, and worked with the Convergence of Science, Technology, and the Humanities Project Steering Committee on the development and design of the Interdisciplinary Humanities Sequence.
Date Range: 22-23 Febrary 2012
Location: Universtiy of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus


Appropriate and Alternative Technologies in Interdisciplinary Contexts
Grant details: AC-50156-12
Title: Appropriate and Alternative Technologies in Interdisciplinary Contexts
Author: Carl Mitcham
Author: Indira Nair
Abstract: This faculty development seminar focused on the philosophical aspects of the design, use and choice of technologies. Emphasis was given to the analysis of the idea of progress, the concept of humanitarian engineering and how different conceptions of human progress relate to differences in design and innovation in technology. The seminar ended with a round table discussion on the benefits and detractions of different types of technologies. Both Drs. Nair and Mitcham served as consultants for the course team.
Date Range: 3/16/2103
Location: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus


Care, Engineering, Technology, and Global Justice
Grant details: AC-50156-12
Title: Care, Engineering, Technology, and Global Justice
Author: Indira Nair
Abstract: This talk explored some of the awareness, thinking and competencies that the global citizen of today needs in general. It touched on the aspects that all of us need to reflect on as we design or make decisions everyday about technology- care and justice in its design and use. Starting with a definition of care, the talk articulated some properties - complexity, systems, interdependence - of the technological systems that we have come to depend upon and how we could design, use and spread these with care and justice for a sustainable world. A call for reflection on the role of technology and science in today's living, in our thinking, and how to do it with care in our individual dealings and how care at this level is a pre-requisite to global justice in the deployment of technology. The primary purpose of this reflection was to consider whether we are asking the right questions, solving the right problems, and bringing the right perspectives, starting from our various disciplinary points of view.
Date Range: 3/14/2013
Location: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus


Appropriate and Alternative, Technology and Life
Grant details: AC-50156-12
Title: Appropriate and Alternative, Technology and Life
Author: Carl Mitcham
Abstract: Dr. Mitcham discussed "What is "appropriate" about appropriate technology?" The question requires more than a technological or engineering response. The abbreviation of "appropriate technology" (AT) can also be read as "alternative technology." The second reading suggests a more radical approach to the same think about what we are doing as we replace the natural with the built environment and turn the world into an artifact. It is thus useful to consider the dialogue between these two terms - using two approaches to one particular kind of technology, energy technology. Whether and to what extent we can develop an appropriate or an alternative energy technology will be crucial to the kind of world-artifact we will construct. This contrast will further distinguish two approaches to an ethical assessment of energy: Type I energy ethics is grounded in a belief that increases in energy production and use are both humanizing and civilizing; Type II energy ethics questions this belief and argues that beyond a certain point, energy production and use become counterproductive. Our technological way of life is currently determined by Type I energy ethics, although Type II energy ethics deserves a hearing. A provocative illustration of the Type II approach to energy will reference energy ethics and policy in China. In the end, a case for the pursuit not just of an appropriate technology but an alternative technology and way of life was made.
Date Range: 3/14/2013
Location: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus


Presentation of results and evaluations of the course on Mind, Consciousness, and Machines (originally-Embodied cognitive science: the impact of robotics.)
Grant details: AC-50156-12
Title: Presentation of results and evaluations of the course on Mind, Consciousness, and Machines (originally-Embodied cognitive science: the impact of robotics.)
Author: Ana Nieves Rosa
Author: Anderson Brown
Author: J. Fernando Vega
Abstract: The results and evaluations of the first course were presented to the NEH Convergence group and any interested professors. Materials used in the first interdisciplinary course were presented and discussed so that the participants could utilize the materials in their courses, if applicable. The results indicated that the students prefer to meet with all of the professors in all of the class meetings. They found meeting with the professors separately, did not demonstrate nor support the goals of the project or course. For this reason, one-third way through the course, then professors met with all of the students for all of the class meetings. In addition to the originally planned seminar, the course team members added information on the results and evaluations of the first team-taught course offered under the NEH grant.
Date Range: 4/14/2013
Location: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus


Considerations about human and artificial intelligence from Psychology
Grant details: AC-50156-12
Title: Considerations about human and artificial intelligence from Psychology
Author: Ana Nieves Rosa
Abstract: A discussion on the psychological aspects of artificial intelligence and the most up-to-date notion of intelligence in Psychology, as well as the implications of these debates in the conceptualizations on human intelligence; the notion of human intelligence vs. the notion of artificial intelligence. Furthermore, this seminar included an examination of the implications of both at the level of operationalization of these concepts as well as a look towards the evolution and development of both in regard to the notion of what represents intelligent behavior.
Date Range: 2/2/2013
Location: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus


Questioning Technology as an Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning Experience. (Originally titled: Interdisciplinarity and Appropriate Technology)
Grant details: AC-50156-12
Title: Questioning Technology as an Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning Experience. (Originally titled: Interdisciplinarity and Appropriate Technology)
Author: Christopher Papadopoplous
Author: Marcel Castro-Sirtiche
Author: Hector Huyke
Abstract: The seminar Alternative and Appropriate Technologies: Technology for Whom? Technology for What? provided an interactive discussion of the philosophical, engineering, and technological aspects of alternative and appropriate technologies, as well as the methods and assessment results from the class. In particular, the workshop explored key motivating exercises conducted in the class, What Appropriate Technology means and how to build a course around this topic; how interdisciplinary inquiry ranging from philosophy to technical literacy was incorporated to critically examine Appropriate Technology; the interdisciplinary skills developed by students, ranging from writing critiques in essay form to estimating physical quantities; and the transformational experiences expressed by both students and faculty. The workshop was particularly useful to the following audiences: Faculty interested in teaching interdisciplinary general education courses, Faculty seeking to enrich their disciplinary courses with interdisciplinary methods, Administrators supportive of interdisciplinary general education courses. All concerned with how technology impacts society, quality of life, and wellbeing.
Date Range: 3/22/2014
Location: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus


Quantum Cosmology and Creation
Grant details: AC-50156-12
Title: Quantum Cosmology and Creation
Author: Dr. George Coyne, S.J.
Abstract: Dr. George Coyne, S.J., Professor Emeritus of Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY presented a seminar on cosmology and belief to the UPRM Community. This seminar focused on the philosophical and interdisciplinary aspects of cosmology. Emphasis was given to an analysis of what is the cosmos and the interdisciplinary connections between evolution, cosmology, and belief systems . Dr. Coyne is a world-wide recognized authorities on cosmology and is a former director of the Vatican Observatory and one of the leading scholars articulating a relationship between natural sciences and theology. He belongs to a group that sustains that natural sciences and religions are complementary and not in conflict. However, a possible dialogue between these two sources of knowledge raises some questions and it was these questions that were examined in the faculty and UPRM Seminars.
Date Range: 8/19/2014
Location: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus


The Implications of Scientific Evolution to the Semantics of the Christian Faith
Grant details: AC-50156-12
Title: The Implications of Scientific Evolution to the Semantics of the Christian Faith
Author: Dr. George Coyne, S.J.
Abstract: During this seminar Dr. George Coyne, S.J., addressed the issue of how what we know from science about the evolution of life in the universe influences our religious attitudes and to what extent can religious thought contributes to our scientific understanding of the origins and evolution of life in the universe. This twofold question poses the serious risk of transgressing upon the epistemological independence of the various disciplines: theology, philosophy, astrophysics, biology and cosmology, and creating, thereby, more confusion than understanding. Therefore, it is that possible to establish a fruitful dialogue between natural sciences, philosophy and faith? What are the conditions that render possible such interdisciplinary dialogue? From the religious side this dialogue must be limited to the rational foundations for religious belief. The seminar included the following topics: (I) the Science of the Universe, Cosmology and Life's Origins, (ii) biblical faith and Christianity, (iii) possible models of interactions between natural sciences and religious faith, (iv) the limits of our scientific and religious knowledge, (v) what would both, natural sciences and religious faith, gain from a dialogue?
Date Range: 8/22/2014
Location: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus


Final Colloquium: Information, Content and results of the course: Cosmology, Evolution, and Belief.
Grant details: AC-50156-12
Title: Final Colloquium: Information, Content and results of the course: Cosmology, Evolution, and Belief.
Author: Matthew Landers
Author: Matías Cafaro
Author: Raúl Portuondo
Abstract: The seminar provided an interactive discussion of the philosophical, evolutionary, and cosmological aspects on the origins of the universe, as well as the methods and assessment results from the class and how the team integrated those topics in this type of interdisciplinary course. They also presented the results of the course, which included the evaluations of the course by both participating students and professors. In particular, the workshop explored key motivating exercises conducted in the class, such as: What are the theories of the beginning of the Universe both from the scientific and belief points of view; How could the interdisciplinary inquiry ranging from philosophy to evolution to physics explain the origins of the universe; and what does belief affect our understandings of our beginnings.
Date Range: 1/15/2015
Location: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus


Final Colloquium: Information, Content and results of the course: Cosmology, Evolution, and Belief.
Grant details: AC-50156-12
Title: Final Colloquium: Information, Content and results of the course: Cosmology, Evolution, and Belief.
Author: Matthew Landers
Author: Matías Cafaro
Author: Raúl Portuondo
Abstract: The seminar provided an interactive discussion of the philosophical, evolutionary, and cosmological aspects on the origins of the universe, as well as the methods and assessment results from the class and how the team integrated those topics in this type of interdisciplinary course. They also presented the results of the course, which included the evaluations of the course by both participating students and professors. In particular, the workshop explored key motivating exercises conducted in the class, such as: What are the theories of the beginning of the Universe both from the scientific and belief points of view; How could the interdisciplinary inquiry ranging from philosophy to evolution to physics explain the origins of the universe; and what does belief affect our understandings of our beginnings.
Date Range: 1/15/2015
Location: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus


Enseñanza Y Aprendizaje Interdisciplinario (Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning)
Grant details: AC-50156-12
Title: Enseñanza Y Aprendizaje Interdisciplinario (Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning)
Author: Dana L. Collins
Abstract: A discussion of the format of the UPRM NEH project, the goals, objectives, and results of the project. It included a discussion of the courses created under the project, along with other types of interdisciplinary projects and products.
Date Range: 12/3/2014
Location: University of Puerto Rico, Cayey


Turing Machines: Can consciousness emerge from computers?
Grant details: AC-50156-12
Title: Turing Machines: Can consciousness emerge from computers?
Author: J. Fernando Vega
Abstract: Dr. Vega examined the history of Turing machines and their abilities and uses from the perspective of Godel's incompleteness theorems. The enduring questions examined were: Is the brain a Turing machine? Can the paradoxes and apparent contradictions of human thought be explained in the light of Godel's theorem? When the limits of electronic computers are reached, can quantum computers offer the solution to many the current shortcomings of artificial intelligence? Will (or can) consciousness emerge from computing machines?
Date Range: 4/20/2013
Location: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus


The Problem of Consciousness. (original title: Mental representation: The Cartesian tradition and contemporary alternatives)
Grant details: AC-50156-12
Title: The Problem of Consciousness. (original title: Mental representation: The Cartesian tradition and contemporary alternatives)
Author: Anderson Brown
Abstract: A discussion of the the mind/body dualism as derived form Descartes and contemporary philosophers and the assigned readings. The discussion covered a brief history of mind/body dualism and its effect or influence on the development of "thinking" machines or how humans view the possibility of machines that "think". This seminar was offered on 22 March 2012 and was attended by the members of the NEH group and interested faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences
Date Range: 3/22/2012
Location: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus


The Creation and Development of Interdisciplinary Courses
Grant details: AC-50156-12
Title: The Creation and Development of Interdisciplinary Courses
Author: Dr. Carolyn Haynes
Abstract: Research and discussion on the creation of interdisciplinary courses began the first cycle of seminars in order to prepare the participants for creating and offering their own interdisciplinary courses. Dr. Carolyn Haynes, consultant of the Integrative Studies Association, gave a two day seminar (The Creation and Development of Interdisciplinary Courses) on the elements of interdisciplinary studies in 25-26 February 2012. This seminar was attended by all participating faculty members, as well as interested faculty from across the disciplines. In this seminar, Dr. Haynes led the participants in an investigation of how an interdisciplinary context could be employed at UPRM. The principal topics discussed in this seminar were: • basic design of interdisciplinary courses • design of assignments or the courses • methods for evaluation of the courses • possible obstacles confronted by those interested in working in an interdisciplinary context During the course of the seminar, the participants worked in cross-disciplinary groups on various mini-projects to aid them in designing topics and materials for interdisciplinary research. These cross-disciplinary groups included faculty members from the Humanities, the Sciences, and Engineering fields.
Date Range: 2/25/2012
Location: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus


The biology of the fungal tree of life
Grant details: AC-50156-12
Title: The biology of the fungal tree of life
Author: Dr. Donald Pfister
Abstract: In the seminar for the UPRM community, Dr. Pfister discussed the use of evolution and ecology to provide students with important life skills in regard to being informed global citizens. In this workshop he explored how it is that historical topics around early evolution debates set the stage for present day concepts and presentations. Using a course that was developed for the General Education program at Harvard University, we examined the way in which an integrated presentation (with literature, biology, and history) can lead students to broaden their views about the world in which they live and relate to their studies outside particular fields.
Date Range: 1/16/2014
Location: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus


Trees and forests: teaching evolution and biodiversity
Grant details: AC-50156-12
Title: Trees and forests: teaching evolution and biodiversity
Author: Dr. Donald Pfister
Abstract: Dr. Donald Pfister presented faculty seminars on evolution to the UPRM community. The seminars focused on the philosophical and interdisciplinary aspects of evolution. Emphasis was given to an analysis of Darwin's Origin of the species, the concept of evolution, and and the interdisciplinary connections between evolution, cosmology, and belief.
Date Range: 1/18/2014
Location: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus


Integration Biology and Science into an interdisciplinary context
Grant details: AC-50156-12
Title: Integration Biology and Science into an interdisciplinary context
Author: Dr. Donald Pfister
Abstract: Selected group of professors discussed integration of biology and science into an interdisciplinary context with other disciplines. This was done in relation to existing formats in various universities, especially how it is implemented in Harvard University. Dr. Donald Pfister is a world-wide recognized authority on evolution and fungi and this seminar formed an integral part of the exploration of what constitutes the beginning of the universe in preparation for offering the interdisciplinary course Cosmology, Evolution, and Beliefs in August of 2014.
Date Range: 1/19/2014
Location: University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus


National Association for Chicano and Chicana Studies (NAACS) 2012 Fall Regional Conference
Grant details: AC-50169-13
Title: National Association for Chicano and Chicana Studies (NAACS) 2012 Fall Regional Conference
Author: Winona Wynn
Author: Jose Moreno
Abstract: Coordinated and hosted, to enhance our "Somos Indios" grant, the National Association for Chicano and Chicana Studies 2012 Fall Regional Conference. Heritage University faculty associated with our NEH grant were able to present their work related to our four NEH "Somos Indios" syllabus themes created for our Native American and Indigenous Studies Academic Program.
Date Range: 10/19/2012-10/20/2012
Location: Heritage University Smith Family Hall, Toppenish, WA
Primary URL: http://www.heritage.edu/AboutHeritage/NAACS2012Conference.aspx
Primary URL Description: Full program and conference presentations listed on this Heritage University site. Friday Program opening statements by Dr. Winona Wynn credited NEH and presented our funded grant program, 'Somos Indios" as a catalyst for hosting the NAACS Conference.


Houston Eats! Texas Gulf Coast Food in the Past, Present, and Future
Grant details: AC-50194-14
Title: Houston Eats! Texas Gulf Coast Food in the Past, Present, and Future
Author: R. Todd Romero
Author: Monica Perales
Abstract: Houston is the most diverse city in the country, a diversity that is reflected in the city’s food. You can eat Pakistani goat biryani, a Colombian empanada, a Uyghur meat pie, Vietnamese bún bò hu?, Viet-Cajun crawfish, Nigerian egusi soup, a cheese enchilada, Gulf oysters and more all in a five-mile radius. Over the course of the two-day conference, historians, farmers, food writers, sociologists, activists, and artists will explore the origins of that diversity, how it impacts the way the city eats now, and what it means for the region’s future. The conference opens Friday, February 2nd with a keynote by Dr. Tyina L. Steptoe, author of Houston Bound: Culture and Color in a Jim Crow City, Texan, and associate professor of History at the University of Arizona in Tucson. The event will culminate on the evening of Saturday, February 3rd with a conversation between the Houston Chronicle’s restaurant critic Alison Cook, the winner of three James Beard awards, and two of of Houston’s premier restaurateurs, Sylvia Casares, chef and owner of Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen and author of The Enchilada Queen Cookbook, and Kaiser Lashkari, chef and owner of Himalaya Restaurant. Between Friday morning and Saturday evening, attendees will also hear from Houston-raised historian of the Vietnamese immigrant experience Roy Vu and Houston Chronicle barbecue columnist J.C. Reid, and Mikaela Selley, Hispanic Collections Archivist at Houston Metropolitan Research Center, will discuss the history of Mexican restaurants and tortilla factories. This is just a sampling of the many interesting topics and presenters at the conference. The event is free and open to the public. The conference is organized by the Gulf Coast Food Project and Foodways Texas and is generously supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the University of Houston Center for Public History Lecture Series, and the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management.
Date Range: 2/2-2/3/2018
Location: University of Houston


Signs and Symptoms: Medicine is Humanities
Grant details: AC-50204-14
Title: Signs and Symptoms: Medicine is Humanities
Abstract: Our two-day conference is designed to foster cross-disciplinary scholarship and student education in medicine and the humanities. Our conversations will focus on medical narratives and approaches to the pursuit of healing and the applied practice of doctoring. The conference will feature three keynote talks by external speakers, presentations from our medical students, and work from our own faculty. All sessions are open to the public as an outreach to the community.
Date Range: October 13-14, 2016
Location: Unveristy of California, Riverside
Primary URL: http://ideasandsociety.ucr.edu/conferences/signs-symptoms/


Religious Literacy in a Plural Age
Grant details: AC-50213-14
Title: Religious Literacy in a Plural Age
Author: Vincent Biondo
Abstract: Has religious literacy become a necessary component of citizenship? In England and Quebec, the state school curricula have been revised to include religious literacy. Do these programs share successful strategies that can succeed in the U.S.? Faculty experts and doctoral students from diverse disciplines and backgrounds will present on how to improve religious literacy education across ethnic, religious, and partisan lines.
Date Range: July 9, 2016
Location: Harvard University
Primary URL: https://storify.com/lkwert/neh-religious-literacy-in-a-plural-age-conference
Primary URL Description: https://storify.com/lkwert/neh-religious-literacy-in-a-plural-age-conference


conference session - Technologies for the Digital Humanities: Applications and Concerns in 3-Dimensional Scanning of Cultural Heritage
Grant details: AD-50036-12
Title: conference session - Technologies for the Digital Humanities: Applications and Concerns in 3-Dimensional Scanning of Cultural Heritage
Author: Jessie Ryker-Crawford
Author: J. Craig Thompkins
Abstract: The Institute of American Indian Arts was awarded a grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities, which culminated in two multi-disciplinary courses for both the Museum Studies and New Media Arts departments. These courses teach students how to 3-D scan cultural objects with laser scanning and photogrammetry techniques. The possibilities through the application of these two techniques for tribal institutions and communities are amazing and ground-breaking, and should be embraced with some care and diligence. For although it will allow our objects to "return" to the communities from which they emerged in order to be utilized in a variety of educational and cultural ways, the dissemination of this data must be carefully guarded as well. This panel will first present the amazing work that the IAIA students have done in scanning the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts' collection pieces, and then will move into a heart-felt discussion on the issues and concerns on how these and other technologies could have upon our cultural property rights. We look forward to fully sharing the 3D scanning techniques in a pre-conference workshop at the IAIA campus, and then we hope to dialogue together in order to be prepared to utilize technology within our own uniquely strong and knowledgeable culturally-based philosophies and ethics.
Date Range: June 10-13, 2013
Location: Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico
Primary URL: https://www.dropbox.com/s/xrzdgsr89yy65uf/2013%20ATALM%20Conference%20NEH.pdf
Primary URL Description: 2013 International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums conference program


National Collegiate for Honors Council
Grant details: AE-247973-16
Title: National Collegiate for Honors Council
Abstract: Dean Terry Young and Project Director Angela Wright attended the NCHC conference in Seattle in October 2016 to learn more about setting up an Honors program at Patrick Henry Community College.
Date Range: October 2016
Location: Seattle, Washington
Primary URL: http://http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/nchc.site-ym.com/resource/collection/074ead02-e1b5-4968-8a29-542a4a54f744/Official-Program-2016a.pdf?hhSearchTerms=%222016+and+conference%22
Primary URL Description: The link is for the program for the 2016 conference in Seattle.


2020 Two--Year College Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl
Grant details: AE-269208-20
Title: 2020 Two--Year College Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl
Author: Ann Thebaut
Author: Jason Frank
Author: Greg Wright
Author: John Garcia
Abstract: Santa Fe College, in collaboration with other two-year institutions across the country who participate in Ethics Bowl, developed a unique model for the 2020 and Two-Year College Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl that successfully met the challenges of hosting a virtual competition. SF's model incorporated both asynchronous and synchronous competition components that were designed to put competitors at ease in the virtual world and promote those aspects of Ethics Bowl that distinguish it from the traditional Speech and Debate model, namely, collegial and civil discourse. It allowed teams to spend more time crafting their presentations through a critical, self-evaluative process that promoted deeper understanding of not only the cases, but also of team dynamics. Although it was recognized that the asynchronous aspects of the proposed model took away some of the spontaneity inherent in the traditional face-to-face Ethics Bowl competition, participants agreed that the hybrid model for a virtual Ethics Bowl had pedagogical and technical advantages. Going forward, it is a model worth considering, even in a post-Covid world, as it promotes outcomes difficult to achieve in a face-to-face environment, namely, greater participation (due to decreased cost) on the part of two-year colleges, as well as a heightened sense of community among two-year colleges across the country.
Date Range: 10/16/2020 thru 11/21/2020
Location: virtually, via Zoom/hosted by Santa Fe College
Primary URL: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iLwkN9UONUErDPLCMU4shSS1IrGesy3i/view?usp=sharing


2021 Two-Year College Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl
Grant details: AE-269208-20
Title: 2021 Two-Year College Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl
Author: Ann Thebaut
Author: Jason Frank
Author: Greg Wright
Author: John Garcia
Abstract: Santa Fe College, in collaboration with other two-year institutions across the country who participate in Ethics Bowl, developed a unique model for the 2021 Two-Year College Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl that successfully met the challenges of hosting a virtual competition. SF's model incorporated both asynchronous and synchronous competition components that were designed to put competitors at ease in the virtual world and promote those aspects of Ethics Bowl that distinguish it from the traditional Speech and Debate model, namely, collegial and civil discourse. It allowed teams to spend more time crafting their presentations through a critical, self-evaluative process that promoted deeper understanding of not only the cases, but also of team dynamics. Although it was recognized that the asynchronous aspects of the proposed model took away some of the spontaneity inherent in the traditional face-to-face Ethics Bowl competition, participants agreed that the hybrid model for a virtual Ethics Bowl had pedagogical and technical advantages. Going forward, it is a model worth considering, even in a post-Covid world, as it promotes outcomes difficult to achieve in a face-to-face environment, namely, greater participation (due to decreased cost) on the part of two-year colleges, as well as a heightened sense of community among two-year colleges across the country.
Date Range: 10/1 - 11/20/2021
Location: base of operation was Santa Fe College, Gainesville, Florida; other institutions involved participated via Zoom
Primary URL: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1f_6P3lmEeJr0PHuC_EG46qtlriKrrzTL/view?usp=sharing


Transborder Dialogues COIL Seminar for Faculty
Grant details: AE-277515-21
Title: Transborder Dialogues COIL Seminar for Faculty
Author: Dr. Matthew Van Hoose
Abstract: A comprehensive faculty seminar incorporating readings and individual and group activities on the global humanities and on the development and implementation of COIL projects. Many seminar activities model best practices in online learning.
Date Range: February 2021 - May 2022
Location: Howard Community College, Columbia, Maryland
Primary URL: https://howardcc.instructure.com/courses/1103075
Primary URL Description: Canvas course site


Cornerstone: Learning for Living Faculty Institute
Grant details: AH-274009-20
Title: Cornerstone: Learning for Living Faculty Institute
Abstract: In October 2020, The Teagle Foundation hosted its inaugural Cornerstone:Learning for Living faculty institute.
Date Range: October 2020
Primary URL: http://www.teaglefoundation.org/Resources/Convenings-and-Webinars#cornerstone


Teaching with Transformative Texts (Session I)
Grant details: AH-274009-20
Title: Teaching with Transformative Texts (Session I)
Abstract: Reginald Dwayne Betts in conversation wtih Major Jackson on why reading and writing matter and the ways in which teachers can bring literature alive for students. As part of this session, Major Jackson reads his poem entitled "Let Me Begin Again" and Dwayne Betts reflects on his poem, “In Alabama.”
Date Range: 10/7/21
Primary URL: https://teaglefoundation.org/Resources/How-and-Why-I-Teach/Resources/Teaching-with-Transformative-Texts-(Session-1)


Virtual Powell Summer Institute
Grant details: AH-274614-20
Title: Virtual Powell Summer Institute
Author: Holocaust Center for Humanity Education Team
Abstract: In August of 2021, 22 teachers of students in grades 6-12 gathered virtually to network, learn, and practice using new tools to better educate about the Holocaust. The program featured guest lectures by speakers from American Friends of Yahad-In Unum, Pacific Lutheran University, and Western States Center. Evaluation of the program shows that 98% of participating Fellows surveyed would recommend the Holocaust Education Best Practices tools to a new teacher, and 94% rated the facilitator knowledge and skills in leading the program as "Excellent."
Date Range: 6/15/2020 – 12/31/2020
Location: Virtual
Primary URL: https://www.holocaustcenterseattle.org/teach/professional-development
Primary URL Description: You can find announcements about our next upcoming Powell Summer Institute on our website, as well as a list of our other Teacher Training and Professional Development resources.


High Impact Practices for Developing Ecoliteracy and Civic Action
Grant details: AK-255344-17
Title: High Impact Practices for Developing Ecoliteracy and Civic Action
Author: Denise Mitten (Prescott College)
Author: Emily Shields (Iowa Campus Compact)
Author: Christoffer Lammer-Heindel (Loras College)
Abstract: Dr. Denise Mitten of Prescott College, and Emily Shields, Executive Director of Iowa Campus Compact, examine best practices for engaging students in high impact practices that develop civic engagement and ecoliteracy on the part of students. Introductory remarks by Dr. Christoffer Lammer-Heindel, Loras College. (Eighteen faculty from Loras College and two other area institutions, Clarke University and the University of Dubuque, participated in the workshop.)
Date Range: 09/09/2017
Location: Loras College (Academic Resource Center), 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Primary URL: https://buildingecoliteracy.wordpress.com/2017/08/31/workshop/
Primary URL Description: Project webpage announcement.
Secondary URL: https://buildingecoliteracy.files.wordpress.com/2018/05/ecoliteracy_civic-action-workshop-1.pdf
Secondary URL Description: Promotional poster, which was distributed on the Loras College campus and to other area institutions (Clarke University and the University of Dubuque).


Radical Climate Justice and the Humanities (Online Mini-Conference)
Grant details: AK-255344-17
Title: Radical Climate Justice and the Humanities (Online Mini-Conference)
Author: Benjamin Darr, Organizer (Loras College)
Author: Christoffer Lammer-Heindel, Organizer (Loras College)
Author: John Foran, Speaker (UC Santa Barbara)
Author: Ken Hiltner, Speaker (UC Santa Barbara)
Abstract: On November 29 and 30, Loras College will host an online mini-conference, "Radical Climate Justice and the Humanities," featuring John Foran, professor of sociology at UC Santa Barbara, and Ken Hiltner, professor of environmental humanities at UC Santa Barbara. The conference is made possible by a Humanities Connections grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Participation is free and open to anyone in the world with internet access.
Date Range: 11/29/2017-11/30/2017
Location: Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Primary URL: https://climatejusticehumanities.org
Primary URL Description: Webpage for the mini-conference, including free registration.


Common Problem Workshop
Grant details: AKA-260418-18
Title: Common Problem Workshop
Author: Dr. James Liszka
Abstract: Last year a committee at SIUE was awarded National Endowment for the Humanities funds to plan the Digital Community Engagement Pathway, a program for students who will take a set of core courses emphasizing interdisciplinary research and problem-solving methods. The committee has brought in Professor Liszka to share his work on the similarly designed Common Problem Project. The Common Problem Project is a consortium of five State University of New York campuses, and is funded by the National Science Foundation, the State University of New York and Teagle Foundation. The purpose of the project is to promote cross-disciplinary teaching and learning, while developing problem-solving skills and civic engagement in students. Faculty from different disciplines are paired and their relevant, existing classes are coordinated to include a joint project, focused on a problem or problems of common interest. The problem can be either local, regional, or wider still. Students work in cross-disciplinary teams to devise solutions to the problem(s). Community partners and instructors serve as expert sources, but emphasis is placed on the self-direction of the learning in student teams. The talk will give an overview of the pedagogy, practice and logistics of doing common problem projects. Several examples will be used to illustrate the variety of projects and their impact on students and communities, including SUNY Oswego’s “Good Neighbor” project, promoting local business, the “Sustainability in the Schools” project at SUNY Oneonta, involving a collaboration of elementary, secondary, and college students. The “Sustainability and Film” project at SUNY Plattsburgh, and the “Stigma in the Opioid Crisis,” a collaboration among SUNY Queensbury, SUNY Plattsburgh, and Roosevelt University in Chicago. Several other classroom collaborations will be discussed.
Date Range: 03/21/2019
Location: Center for Faculty Development and Innovation at SIUE
Primary URL: http://www.siue.edu/facultycenter/events/2019/03/James_Liszkra_03_21_19.shtml
Primary URL Description: Link to information advertising the workshop.


Digital Community Engagement Pathway Training
Grant details: AKA-260418-18
Title: Digital Community Engagement Pathway Training
Author: Jessica DeSpain
Author: Connie Frey Spurlock
Author: Michael Hankins
Author: Howard Rambsy
Abstract: A three-day workshop to discuss research team methods, teaching courses with African American content, mentoring underserved students, designing service learning assignments, developing community partnerships, teaching students about digital ethics, and integrating digital pedagogies into classroom assignments.
Date Range: 07/22/2018 to 07/24/2018
Location: SIUE's Center for Faculty Development and Innovation
Primary URL: http://www.siue.edu/facultycenter/events/2019/07/dcep_workshops.shtml
Primary URL Description: Website advertising the Pathway training and allowing user registration.


WHIP Winterim Workshop
Grant details: AKA-265758-19
Title: WHIP Winterim Workshop
Author: susan Huss-Lederman
Author: Prajukti Bhattacharyya
Author: Marjorie Rhine
Author: John Frye
Author: Dale Splinter
Author: Elena Levy-Navarro
Author: Ted Witt
Abstract: Anticipated Workshop Outcomes: 1 Course development plans (proposals for new courses/modifications of existing courses (with schedule of necessary work for submitting course proposals through curriculum committees 2 Travel study proposal timeline, including approximate budget information for site visits 3 Ideas for collaboration with speakers who are coming in 4 Possibly "float" Celebration of Teaching and Learning workshop in May
Date Range: January 14-16, 2020
Location: UW Whitewater Rock County Campus


Workshop on the Medical and Health Humanities
Grant details: AKA-279356-21
Title: Workshop on the Medical and Health Humanities
Author: Linda Friedlaender
Author: Sarah Berry
Author: Carol-Ann Farkas
Abstract: A two-day workshop was held at Johnson & Wales University on teaching the medical and health humanities. The purpose of the workshop was to acquaint Johnson & Wales faculty chosen to develop and teach courses for a new Medical and Health Humanities minor with approaches to course design and instructional methods practiced by those currently teaching in the discipline. The workshop featured the following presentations: Teaching the Skills of Visual Analysis by Linda Friedlaender, Yale Center for British Art; Strategies for Teaching the Medical and Health Humanities by Sarah Berry, Hiram College; and Narrative Medicine, by Carol Ann Farkas, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The workshop invitation will be uploaded to the Supplementary Materials section of this report.
Date Range: October 29, 2021 and October 30, 2021
Location: Johnson & Wales University, Providence, Rhode Island and Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, Rhode Island


Curricular Innovations at the University of Pittsburgh
Grant details: AKB-260426-18
Title: Curricular Innovations at the University of Pittsburgh
Author: Ruth Mostern
Abstract: As part of a workshop on Curricular Innovations held at the March 2020 Meeting of the National Humanities Alliance, Dr. Mostern shared the Project Team’s experience with introducing interdisciplinary curricular innovations at Pitt, obstacles and solutions to enhancing recruitment, and challenges encountered in cultivating humanities-centered interdisciplinary skills. Grant funds were not used to support this activity.
Date Range: March 8-10, 2020
Location: Washington, D.C.
Primary URL: https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/nhalliance/pages/2059/attachments/original/1583446003/HAD_Program_Final_UPDATED.pdf?1583446003
Primary URL Description: Preliminary Program of the 2020 Annual Meeting of the National Humanities Alliance


Business and Labor History in Art and Design Programs—Pedagogical Innovations. Roundtable Workshop.
Grant details: AKB-260507-18
Title: Business and Labor History in Art and Design Programs—Pedagogical Innovations. Roundtable Workshop.
Author: Kyunghee Pyun
Author: Daniel Levinson Wilk
Author: Yunah Lee
Abstract: Through their art history departments, art and design schools do a good job teaching students the history of the things they will be making. They learn less about the history of the careers they will be pursuing. At the Fashion Institute of Technology, an interdisciplinary team of faculty from the fields of fashion design, interior design, photography, fashion business management, communication design, home products development, sociology, history, and art history is creating new lesson plans and curricula. We hope to better teach students how people have shaped and reshaped the experience of a job or career in art or design, especially over the last two centuries, to show where the levers of power tend to be, and how they, too, might shape capitalism. We would like to hold a workshop panel at the EBHA to demonstrate and offer training in a couple of techniques. First Kyunghee Pyun and Daniel Levinson Wilk, who created the project and jointly administer the grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities that funds it, will briefly describe the project’s genesis and purpose. Then they, other members of the panel, and the audience will role-play two class activities from the new curriculum. Then we will discuss the activities, and help audience members brainstorm other ideas for curriculum about the labor history of artists and designers.
Date Range: 08/29/2019 to 08/31/2019
Location: Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Primary URL: https://www.eur.nl/en/eshcc/research/ebha2019
Primary URL Description: Main Page of the European Business History Association (EBHA) 23rd Annual Conference in Rotterdam (2019) Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication Erasmus University Rotterdam
Secondary URL: https://www.eur.nl/en/eshcc/research/ebha2019/congress-programme
Secondary URL Description: Congress Programme Webpage


Tailoring American Business and Labor History for Art and Design Curriculum. Roundtable Session.
Grant details: AKB-260507-18
Title: Tailoring American Business and Labor History for Art and Design Curriculum. Roundtable Session.
Author: Kyunghee Pyun
Author: Daniel Levinson Wilk
Author: Carol Quirke
Author: Jonathan Square
Abstract: In this experimental session, historians and art historians present their most effective and least expected tool of addressing issues of business and labor history. This “tool” can be a technological platform or an excerpt from someone’s biography. It could be a clip from a movie or a song from the 70s. Or Andy Warhol’s works of art can be an illuminating example for queering advertising industry in the 70s. FIT faculty members were pursuing ways in which to engage fellow artists and designers as well as students aspiring to grab jobs in creative industry. In this experimental session, business and labor historians are invited to expose their toolkits, well known or secretive, to lead a discussion for pedagogical innovations. One could share frustration over inefficacy or redundancy of digital databases while some may exalt the audience with potential impact of AI-assisted visual analysis of old magazine photographs. In a loosely formatted, experimental session, presenters and audiences can dismantle the disciplinary boundaries and pose thought-provoking questions of what to use to better disseminate learnings of business and labor history.
Date Range: 01/03/2020-01/06/2020
Location: Hilton New York, New York City
Primary URL: https://www.historians.org/about-aha-and-membership/annual-meeting/program
Primary URL Description: Main webpage of The 134th Annual Meeting, American Historical Association (AHA)
Secondary URL: https://aha.confex.com/aha/2020/webprogram/Session19594.html
Secondary URL Description: Webpage of the Roundtable Session


Business of Contemporary Art in the Demise of Small or Mid-Size Galleries
Grant details: AKB-260507-18
Title: Business of Contemporary Art in the Demise of Small or Mid-Size Galleries
Author: Kyunghee Pyun
Abstract: Between 2015 and 2017, 46 small or mid-size galleries, reputable in the field, went out of business in New York while demand for contemporary work has risen five-fold since 2000. Despite growth in the total amount of sales, only 25 artists are responsible for almost half of all postwar and contemporary art auction sales. In 2017, work by this small group of elite artists sold for a combined $1.2 billion—44.6 percent of the $2.7 billion total generated by all contemporary public auction sales worldwide. People like Robert Cenedella, a professor at the Art Students League of New York, accused major museums such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art of conspiracy to control art markets, domestic and international, by promoting artists, very few, whose works they own in the collection. If the artists gain more recognition as pioneer who made an impact on contemporary art as is argued in scholarly essays for a special exhibition, the total value of the institutions’ holdings would be increased. Papers in this session discuss issues such as changing conditions of primary and secondary markets; demise of small or mid-size galleries; rise of public art; growing business expenses; choices made by artists as alternatives to a gallery system; amending a standard gallery contract; transformation of an artist’s careers; monopoly of few giant galleries; demographic changes of collectors; and other crucial perspectives.
Date Range: 02/13/2019-02/16/2019
Location: New York City
Primary URL: https://www.collegeart.org/programs/conference/conference2019/schedule
Primary URL Description: 2019 Annual Conference by College Art Association
Secondary URL: https://caa.confex.com/caa/2019/meetingapp.cgi/Session/2503
Secondary URL Description: Session webpage


Teaching Fashion Labor at the Fashion Institute of Technology
Grant details: AKB-260507-18
Title: Teaching Fashion Labor at the Fashion Institute of Technology
Author: Daniel Levinson Wilk
Author: Karen Trivette
Author: Eileen Karp
Abstract: Labor in the Creative Industries: The Case of Fashion is an international conference held in Oslo, Norway. The panel with three FIT faculty members focuses on pedagogical strategies of how to teach the notion of labor and workplace injustice.
Date Range: 06/11/2019-06/12/2019
Location: Oslo, Norway
Primary URL: https://www.fashionlaborconference.com/
Primary URL Description: Main website for the conference


Gangsters, Deindustrialization and Labor History for the Fashion Industry: Perspectives on New York City’s Garment District. The Labor and Working-Class History Association Annual Conference 2021, Chicago, 26–28 May, 2021
Grant details: AKB-260507-18
Title: Gangsters, Deindustrialization and Labor History for the Fashion Industry: Perspectives on New York City’s Garment District. The Labor and Working-Class History Association Annual Conference 2021, Chicago, 26–28 May, 2021
Author: Daniel Levinson Wilk
Author: Kyunghee Pyun
Author: Andy Battle
Author: Catherine Rios
Author: David Witwer
Author: Kim Phillips-Fein
Abstract: This panel features new work by historians engaging with the history of New York City’s famed Garment District from a range of different perspectives. Kyunghee Pyun and Daniel Levinson Wilk will describe the new curriculum they have developed to bring this industry’s labor and business history to students with prospective careers in New York’s fashion industry. Andy Battle describes the efforts of New York City’s International Ladies Garment Workers Union to counter the threat of deindustrialization and links the outcome of that struggle to larger social, economic and political forces at work in the post-World War II era. Catherine Rios focuses on the history of labor racketeering in New York’s Garment District and the political cost that resulted as some elements of the labor movement were forced to make accommodations with organized crime.
Date Range: May 26-28, 2021
Location: Virtual
Primary URL: https://www.lawcha.org/wp-content/uploads/LAWCHA_2021%20Conference_program.pdf


Teaching Business History to Artists and Designers: Four Case Studies. 2021 Business History Conference Annual Meeting (theme: Business History: Building for the Future), 11–13 March 2021
Grant details: AKB-260507-18
Title: Teaching Business History to Artists and Designers: Four Case Studies. 2021 Business History Conference Annual Meeting (theme: Business History: Building for the Future), 11–13 March 2021
Author: Daniel Levinson Wilk
Author: Kyunghee Pyun
Author: Karen Trivette
Author: Eric Daniels
Abstract: Four FIT professors presented how to teach business and labor history in relation to art and design disciplines. Eric Daniels Design Thinking and the Business of Disruption Daniel Levinson Wilk Performing the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Kyunghee Pyun Teaching Business History in Art Collecting: Industrialists of Fossil Fuels and Big Pharma Karen Trivette Voices of Fashion Industry Decision-makers: The Oral History Program at the Fashion Institute of Technology-State University of New York
Date Range: 11–13 March 2021
Location: Virtual
Primary URL: https://thebhc.org/
Primary URL Description: The organization's website
Secondary URL: https://thebhc.org/meeting-program/19730
Secondary URL Description: The 2021 conference program


The Future of Work in the Age of Automation
Grant details: AQ-248310-16
Title: The Future of Work in the Age of Automation
Author: Organizer: Jon K. Burmeister
Abstract: The relationship between our technologies and our work has always been an intimate one, whether the wooden plow to the ancient farmer or the MRI machine to the neurologist. Yet we now live in an age in which our technologies are advancing so rapidly that their effects on our future working lives are increasingly difficult to predict. While some thinkers argue that we are nearing a future in which automated labor will lead to wide-scale unemployment, others argue that the past trend of technology creating more jobs than it destroys will continue. Either way, in light of the advent of self-driving cars and software that can write news stories, it is prudent for us to consider what technological automation might be able to do for us, what it can never do for us, and how its future developments might impact our daily working lives. This conference will address these themes through the lenses of philosophy, economics, sociology, business, and computer science. The conference will conclude with the three speakers and an additional participant putting their respective disciplinary insights into dialogue, to collectively tackle the question of automation and the future of work. STOKES HALL, S195 (Auditorium) — Campus Map Monday, February 27th 3:15-4:00pm – Dr. Robert Margo (Economics) 4:00-4:45pm – Dr. Juliet Schor (Sociology) 15 minute Break 5:00-5:45pm – Dr. Juliet Floyd (Philosophy) 5:45pm-6:30pm – Panel Discussion: the above speakers along with Dr. William Griffith
Date Range: 2/27/17
Location: Boston College, Stokes Hall S195
Primary URL: https://workandleisure.org/
Primary URL Description: An online resource regarding the question: "Work and Leisure: What are They For?" (including information on the 2/27/17 conference.


Conference: Liberal Arts and the Future of Work and Leisure
Grant details: AQ-248310-16
Title: Conference: Liberal Arts and the Future of Work and Leisure
Author: Jon K. Burmeister
Abstract: *Conference Description* A liberal arts education has always had the ability to transform a student, and thus to transform how they choose to organize their time in adult life: both the time they spend at work and the time they spend at leisure. Yet the factors influencing what sorts of work and what sorts of leisure are available are in a state of increasing flux. From AI-driven automation, to globalization, to infinite entertainment delivered instantly to the palm of your hand, the general conditions of work and leisure are undergoing a radical transformation. In this shifting landscape, what role do the liberal arts have to play? In addition to a liberal education being valuable for its own sake, how can it prepare students for an economy in which whole sectors of work may rapidly shrink or disappear, e.g., through off-shoring or automation? And how can it help students develop the habit of spending their free time well, in the face of endless possibilities for distraction? This conference will seek answers to these questions.
Date Range: Thursday, April 5th, 2018
Location: Boston College, Cushing Hall 001
Primary URL: https://workandleisure.org/#2018conf


Globalizing Scientiae
Grant details: AQ-50223-10
Title: Globalizing Scientiae
Author: J.B. Shank
Author: Carla Nappi
Author: Robert Morrison
Author: Roger Hart
Abstract: Roundtable discussion on global approaches to the history of science at the Scientiae 2015 meeting in Toronto
Date Range: May 2015
Location: Scientiae 2015 meeting, Toronto, CA


Virtue, Happiness, and the Human Good
Grant details: AQ-50371-11
Title: Virtue, Happiness, and the Human Good
Author: Beau Weston and Danilo Petranovich
Abstract: Aristotle says happiness is the highest aim of human life, the only end that is not a means to some other end. Happiness, he argues, is ‘an action of the soul in accordance with virtue.’ How can we live a private life that contributes to our happiness? How can we live a public life that contributes to our happiness? This seminar takes a philosophical and sociological approach to these fundamental questions. Readings are drawn from Aristotle, Alexis de Tocqueville, Alasdair MacIntyre, and Jonathan Haidt. Student will engage in practical exercises and propose projects to enhance happiness.
Date Range: June 1-5, 2015
Location: Yale University
Primary URL: http://www.elminstitute.org/virtue-happiness-and-the-human-good/
Primary URL Description: The seminar is open to advanced undergraduates (including graduating seniors) and graduate students with interests in moral philosophy, ethics, politics, and sociology.


"The Family in Flux: Changing Conceptions of the Family in Theory and Practice"
Grant details: AQ-50833-13
Title: "The Family in Flux: Changing Conceptions of the Family in Theory and Practice"
Author: Marjorie Jolles
Abstract: The family—its purpose, conventions, and importance—is a subject of persistent inquiry in the humanities, and its definition varies notably in central texts of the Western intellectual tradition. In historical and contemporary contexts, the family is construed in remarkably differing ways: as alternately natural and artificial; necessary and unnecessary; rational and irrational; civilizing and corrupting; local and global; and primary and subordinate to the public sphere. As the family is variably defined (and enacted) in different eras of Western thought, so too are concepts of human nature, morality, and the state, for change to the former surely leads to interrogations and re-conceptualizations of the latter, and vice-versa. This seminar will offer an examination of these varying conceptions of family, introduce seminar participants to critical analyses of them, and conclude with a discussion on teaching about the family in both textual representations and personal life.
Date Range: October 3, 2013
Location: Newberry Library, Newberry Teachers' Consortium, Chicago, IL
Primary URL: https://www.newberry.org/10032013-family-flux-changing-conceptions-family-theory-and-practice


Cultural Preservation Today
Grant details: AQ-50920-13
Title: Cultural Preservation Today
Author: Gerry Canavan
Author: Julia Hell
Author: George Steinmetz
Author: John Patrick Leary
Author: Stephen Small
Abstract: “Cultural Preservation Today” will be a one-day symposium sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, held in the Raynor Beaumier Suite BC at the Raynor Library on Friday, March 27, 2015 from 10-3 PM. The program will consist of two sessions, each discussing problems and issues facing contemporary efforts to preserve culture. In session one, from 10-12 PM, Dr. John Patrick Leary (Wayne State) and Dr. George Steinmetz (Michigan) will discuss “Ruins & the City,” focusing on ruin photography in post-industrial cities like Milwaukee and Detroit, and the sorts of cultural narratives that now come out of these sites of memory. In session two, from 1-3 PM, “Remembering Things That Are Hard to Remember,” Dr. Julia Hell (Michigan) and Dr. Stephen Small (Berkeley) will discuss the memorialization of historical events, like slavery, war, and the Holocaust. Both sessions will use a “workshop” format, with each speaker speaking for approximately half an hour, followed by breakout groups and Q&A. Attendance at both sessions is not required. The event is sponsored by an “Enduring Questions” grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and is the culminating event of two years of the special topics course made possible by the grant, ENGL 4931: “Cultural Preservation.” Students, faculty, and staff interested in attending the event should contact Dr. Gerry Canavan (English) at gerry.canavan@marquette.edu for registration information. Both sessions are free of charge, and a light lunch will provided for attendees in the middle.
Date Range: March 27, 2015
Location: Marquette University
Primary URL: https://mucp2015.wordpress.com/symposium/
Primary URL Description: descriptive webpage


"Fully Engaged" - An eight-session discussion series on work, leisure and integrity
Grant details: AQ-50954-13
Title: "Fully Engaged" - An eight-session discussion series on work, leisure and integrity
Author: Daniel Ritchie
Abstract: A small group discussion series, during the 2014-15 academic year, designed for business professionals looking for more holistic forms of engagement in life and work. Our readings take us deep into the social, intellectual, and personal challenges that great writers and leaders have posed. As we discuss their meaning for our families, vocations, and culture, we'll seek to lead more fully engaged lives.
Date Range: September 2014 - May 2015
Primary URL: https://www.bethel.edu/events/2015/fully-engaged
Secondary URL Description: Bethel University


“A philosophical perspective: the nature and implications of moral injury”
Grant details: AV-255496-17
Title: “A philosophical perspective: the nature and implications of moral injury”
Author: Edward Barrett
Abstract: None available.
Date Range: May 14, 2018
Location: Euro-International Society for Military Ethics


Veteran Art Summit (National Veterans Art Museum Veteran Art Summit at the Chicago Cultural Center)
Grant details: AV-260608-18
Title: Veteran Art Summit (National Veterans Art Museum Veteran Art Summit at the Chicago Cultural Center)
Author: National Veterans Art Museum
Author: University of Illinois at Chicago Museum and Exhibition Studies program
Author: DePaul Art Museum
Author: Chicago Cultural Center (City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events)
Author: Richard Harris Collection
Author: National Endowment for the Humanities
Abstract: The Veteran Art Summit, held May 3–5, 2019, brought together over fifty veteran artists from across the United States, with the intention of strengthening the veteran art movement. It offered opportunities for veteran artists to learn from their peers, collaborate, network, and explore what it means to be an artist and a veteran today.
Date Range: May 3, 2019 - May 5, 2019
Location: Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602
Primary URL: https://www.nvam.org/nvam-triennial--summit.html
Secondary URL: https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/war_survival.html


Rendezvous with Death: A Century of War Poetry by Veterans (National Veterans Art Museum Triennial Literature Component)
Grant details: AV-260608-18
Title: Rendezvous with Death: A Century of War Poetry by Veterans (National Veterans Art Museum Triennial Literature Component)
Author: Kevin Basl
Abstract: The Triennial Literature Component “Rendezvous with Death: A Century of War Poetry by Veterans” demonstrated how veterans have influenced American poetry over the past century. It included twelve poems, contextual essays and discussion questions for students and reading groups.
Date Range: 2019
Location: Chicago Cultural Center
Primary URL: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/58e2f18320099efd033cb97b/t/5d057b77498dca0001d0e261/1560640398741/Resource-Guide-4d-Final-3-web.pdf
Primary URL Description: National Veterans Art Museum Triennial and Veteran Art Summit On War and Survival Resource Guide
Secondary URL: https://www.nvam.org/nvam-triennial--summit.html
Secondary URL Description: National Veterans Art Museum Triennial website


Return to the Body (National Veterans Art Museum Triennial Performance Program)
Grant details: AV-260608-18
Title: Return to the Body (National Veterans Art Museum Triennial Performance Program)
Author: Carlos Sirah
Abstract: The Triennial Performance Program “Return to the Body” presented the work of eight veterans who utilize the body and performance to examine the complex and shifting narratives of identity, militarism, and personal and collective histories of resistance and survival.
Date Range: May 3, 2019 - May 5, 2019
Location: Chicago Cultural Center 78 E Washington St, Chicago, IL
Primary URL: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/58e2f18320099efd033cb97b/t/5d057b77498dca0001d0e261/1560640398741/Resource-Guide-4d-Final-3-web.pdf
Primary URL Description: National Veterans Art Museum Triennial and Veteran Art Summit On War and Survival Resource Guide
Secondary URL: https://www.nvam.org/nvam-triennial--summit.htm
Secondary URL Description: National Veterans Art Museum Triennial website


Blackwell Presentation
Grant details: AV-279607-21
Title: Blackwell Presentation
Author: Eric Hodges
Abstract: I recently received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), as part of a program called Dialogues on the Experience of War. The program supports the study and discussion of important humanities sources about war, in the belief that these sources can help U.S. military veterans and others think more deeply about the issues raised by war and military service. My project focuses on the neglected narrative of the African American experience of war. We will focus on the involvements of black combat veterans in three historically distinct conflicts: the American Civil War, Vietnam, and the Global War on Terror (GWOT). Themes for the project include civil rights and patriotism, the role of race in war, homecoming, and the experiences of black women in war. Those topics will be explored through multiple humanities sources including historical documents, literary selections, public history, and film. In Summer 2022, eight discussion leaders will participate in an intensive residential preparatory program that is grounded in the humanities and receive training in discussion facilitation. In Fall 2022 and Spring 2023, a series of focus groups will be conducted with local African American combat veterans at the historic Moton Museum.
Date Range: 3/28/22
Location: Longwood University


Five Tribes Story Conference
Grant details: BC-50531-10
Title: Five Tribes Story Conference
Author: Five Civilized Tribes Museum
Abstract: “One of the goals of the Five Tribes Story Conference is to establish a sense of family among participants and attendees until the rolls are blurred” stated Co-host Tim Tingle in his opening remarks. The intent of the conference was to merge practice and theory in the interpretation of folklore, oral tradition, scholarship and literature of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee (Creek) and Seminole Tribes. The goal was to provide an enriching Southeastern Tribal environment, joining academic, interpretive, literary, art and performance disciplines. Cultural presentations, literary readings and panel discussions were followed by questions from the audience. The Five Tribes Story Conference serves as an inspirational springboard for working and future writers, poets, film-makers, painters and musicians. In addition to enjoying the visual arts, attendees had the opportunity to hear “stories-behind-the-stories” told by modern heroes of the Indian world. Evening concerts were a strong reflection of the conference goals by including authors, poets, musicians, language instructors, and storytellers portraying their common pursuit of conveying the Five Tribes stories. Ideas discussed during the day were brought to life with the evening performances.
Date Range: September 16-17, 2011
Location: Bacone College, Muskogee, Oklahoma


Lecture and Master Class - New Duke
Grant details: BH-50600-13
Title: Lecture and Master Class - New Duke
Abstract: Music for Youth and Pequot Library presented Brian Torff and the New Duke Ensemble at their Young Persons’ Concert Series on Oct 24th The room was full of enthusiastic Jazz students from local Middle and High schools. Students also came from the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestra Jazz Band. It was a wonderful afternoon of music with Brian leading us through the evolution of his original compositions and giving us a history of jazz and blues. The program continued with a master class featuring student ensembles and soloists who were able to get one on one and small group sectional support. The artists enthusiastically reached out to each student giving them guidance, technical support and professional coaching. The students were grateful for this unique opportunity. The master class program ended with all students learning and jamming the C Jam Blues with New Duke Ensemble. It was the perfect way to end the master class. We appreciated the opportunity to feature Brian Torff and the New Duke Ensemble at our Young Persons’ Concert Series and can’t thank the band enough for their wonderful work with our master class students.
Date Range: 10/24/2015
Location: Pequot Library, Southport, CT


Poetry Conference by the Sea
Grant details: BH-50600-13
Title: Poetry Conference by the Sea
Abstract: New Duke will be appearing tomorrow at Poetry by the Sea: A Global Conference, will take place from 12 p.m. Tuesday May 26 to 3 p.m. Friday May 29th at The Mercy by the Sea Center, Madison, Connecticut. The 2015 keynote speaker will be Marilyn Hacker. The farewell concert will feature contemporary jazz ensemble New Duke. Visit our faculty page to check out descriptions of workshops and seminars, and meet our world-class faculty. In addition, we have the centenary of Margaret Walker, the tenth anniversary of Mezzo Cammin, a tribute to Claudia Emerson, and panels & readings with speakers such as Robert Polito, Marilyn Nelson, Afaa Michael Weaver, Jill Bialosky, Herman Beavers, Moira Egan, Damiano Abeni, Quincy R. Lehr and many more.
Date Range: 05/26/2015
Location: Madison, CT
Primary URL: http://www.poetrybytheseaconference.com/schedule.htm


Essentially Ellington
Grant details: BH-50600-13
Title: Essentially Ellington
Author: Chris Behrens
Abstract: The Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival is an annual high school jazz festival and competition that takes place every May at Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) in New York City. The festival is aimed at encouraging young musicians to play music by Duke Ellington and other various jazz artists.[1] All festival events are housed at JALC's Frederick P. Rose Hall. The current festival director is Wynton Marsalis, renowned jazz trumpeter and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Date Range: May 2015
Location: Jazz at Lincoln Center
Primary URL: http://academy.jazz.org/ee/


Essentially Ellington
Grant details: BH-50600-13
Title: Essentially Ellington
Author: Chris Behrens
Abstract: The Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival is an annual high school jazz festival and competition that takes place every May at Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC) in New York City. The festival is aimed at encouraging young musicians to play music by Duke Ellington and other various jazz artists.[1] All festival events are housed at JALC's Frederick P. Rose Hall. The current festival director is Wynton Marsalis, renowned jazz trumpeter and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Date Range: May 2016
Location: Jazz at Lincoln Center
Primary URL: http://academy.jazz.org/ee/


Writing Our Lives
Grant details: BH-50600-13
Title: Writing Our Lives
Author: Bryan Crandall
Abstract: At the Writing Our Lives-Digital Ubuntu conference students shared original works in formats ranging from TED Talks and web mapping to written pieces published on WordPress or BlogSpot. “The projects were outstanding,” noted Crandall. “It was a day where students shared their writing beyond traditional classroom boundaries. They wrote radio plays and political speeches. They designed talks for the stage and stories about their neighborhoods. More importantly, they interacted with young people from other zip codes and questioned the stereotypes of one another’s community. Young people have a tremendous amount of power when writing together.”
Date Range: 5/22/2015
Location: Fairfield, CT
Primary URL: http://educatorinnovator.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/5_22_15_Digital_Ubuntu_Program.pdf


Schomburg Summer Education Institute: Encouters with Race in American Art
Grant details: BH-50600-13
Title: Schomburg Summer Education Institute: Encouters with Race in American Art
Author: Yohuru WIlliams
Abstract: July 18th - 22nd, 2016 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join hundreds of K-16 educators and premier scholars from across the country for a spectacular “education vacation” at the Schomburg Center featuring lectures, interactive workshops, curriculum labs, curator talks and community walks that explore the history and cultures of African Americans and African peoples throughout the Diaspora. Educators will gain valuable content knowledge and learn inquiry-based approaches to teaching across the grades using the Schomburg’s rich primary resource collections on-site and online.
Date Range: 07/21/2016
Location: Schomburg Institute, New York City
Primary URL: https://www.nypl.org/help/about-nypl/fellowships-institutes/black-history-360


Schomburg Summer Education Institute: Hip Hop Revolution: The Culture and Politics of Rap
Grant details: BH-50600-13
Title: Schomburg Summer Education Institute: Hip Hop Revolution: The Culture and Politics of Rap
Author: Yohuru WIlliams
Abstract: July 18th - 22nd, 2016 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join hundreds of K-16 educators and premier scholars from across the country for a spectacular “education vacation” at the Schomburg Center featuring lectures, interactive workshops, curriculum labs, curator talks and community walks that explore the history and cultures of African Americans and African peoples throughout the Diaspora. Educators will gain valuable content knowledge and learn inquiry-based approaches to teaching across the grades using the Schomburg’s rich primary resource collections on-site and online. @SchomburgEd #blackhistory360
Date Range: 07/25/2016
Primary URL: https://www.nypl.org/help/about-nypl/fellowships-institutes/black-history-360


Indigenous Voices at Peralta Hacienda
Grant details: BP-264708-19
Title: Indigenous Voices at Peralta Hacienda
Author: Holly Alonso
Abstract: 8 scholars met for two days to investigate the Native American history of Peralta Hacienda Historical Park and plan interpretive methods for exhibits.
Date Range: April 2021 and August 2021
Location: Online, Zoom meeting


Upcoming Institutes and Workshops
Grant details: CH-233773-16
Title: Upcoming Institutes and Workshops
Author: Various
Abstract: Due to Covid-19, Humanities Texas has been offering their institutes and workshops virtually. Upcoming programming includes a variety of options relating to Texas and United States History, Civics, Reading, and Writing.
Date Range: Ongoing
Location: Virtual
Primary URL: https://www.humanitiestexas.org/education/teacher-institutes/upcoming-institutes
Primary URL Description: This page offers descriptions of Humanities Texas's upcoming virtual institutes and seminars for teachers.


Past Institutes and Workshops
Grant details: CH-233773-16
Title: Past Institutes and Workshops
Author: Various
Abstract: Past programming included a variety of subjects including Texas and United States History, Civics, and Literature.
Date Range: 2004-2020
Location: Various
Primary URL: https://www.humanitiestexas.org/education/teacher-institutes/past-institutes
Primary URL Description: This page offers descriptions of Humanities Texas's past institutes and seminars for teachers.


Annual Wikipedia Edit-a-thons
Grant details: CH-50371-07
Title: Annual Wikipedia Edit-a-thons
Author: Heather Slania
Abstract: NMWA has held annual Wikipedia Edit-a-thons for Women's History Month since 2012.
Date Range: 2012-Present
Location: National Museum of Women in the Arts


The Great War and the Northern Plains, 1914-2014 (46th Annual Dakota Conference)
Grant details: CH-50657-09
Title: The Great War and the Northern Plains, 1914-2014 (46th Annual Dakota Conference)
Author: Harry F. Thompson
Abstract: The 46th Annual Dakota Conference examined the impact on the Northern Plains of World War I. More than 70 presentations were made, and 240 attended.
Date Range: 4/25-26/2014
Location: Center for Western Studies, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD
Primary URL: http://www.augie.edu/cws


Where the West Begins? Geography, Identity, and Promise (47th Annual Dakota Conference)
Grant details: CH-50657-09
Title: Where the West Begins? Geography, Identity, and Promise (47th Annual Dakota Conference)
Author: Harry F. Thompson
Abstract: The 47th Dakota Conference examined such issues as geography, identity, and promise related to the Midwest, Great Plains, and West. More than 70 presentations were made, and 240 people attended.
Date Range: 4/24-25/2015
Location: Center for Western Studies, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD
Primary URL: http://www.augie.edu/cws


"Fields of Vision: The Material and Visual Culture of New England, 1600-1830"
Grant details: CH-50824-11
Title: "Fields of Vision: The Material and Visual Culture of New England, 1600-1830"
Author: Martha J. McNamara, Wellesley College
Author: Georgia B. Barnhill, AAS
Abstract: Given the explosion of scholarship in cultural history over the past twenty-five years, what now is the place of objects in the study of the past? What role do material and visual culture studies play in scholarly conversations that range over topics as diverse as race, sexuality, gender, nationalism, ethnicity, power and global interaction? In turn, in the face of increasingly trans-national scholarship in early America what can we gain from attention paid to a single region and its artifacts?
Date Range: 2007
Location: Worcester, MA
Primary URL: http://www.chavic.org/Pastconferences2007.htm
Primary URL Description: Conference schedule and participants


"Home, School, Play, Work: The Visual and Textual Worlds of Children"
Grant details: CH-50824-11
Title: "Home, School, Play, Work: The Visual and Textual Worlds of Children"
Author: Patricia Crain, New York University, Chair
Abstract: Papers addressed aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth-century textual, visual, or material culture that related to the experience or representation of childhood.
Date Range: 2008
Location: Worcester, MA
Primary URL: http://www.chavic.org/Pastconferences2008.htm
Primary URL Description: Conference brochure


"Destined for Men: Visual Materials for Male Audiences, 1750-1880"
Grant details: CH-50824-11
Title: "Destined for Men: Visual Materials for Male Audiences, 1750-1880"
Author: Joshua Brown, executive director of the American Social History Project, located in the Graduate Cen
Abstract: Through the emergence of women's studies programs in academic institutions in the past generation or two, many aspects of women’s lives have been documented through publications and academic courses. The third conference of the Center for Historic American Visual Culture focuses not on women but on men. Looking at examples of visual materials of and for men is a way to look at a different gendered audience. In the literature on American graphic materials, little has been written about the audience for historical images. The papers presented at this conference begin to address this need.
Date Range: 2009
Location: Worcester, MA
Primary URL: http://www.chavic.org/Pastconferences2009.htm
Primary URL Description: Conference brochure


"History Prints: Fact and Fiction”
Grant details: CH-50824-11
Title: "History Prints: Fact and Fiction”
Author: Mark Thistlethwaite, Professor of art history, TCU, an authority on history painting
Abstract: One question that often surfaces about historical prints is the accuracy of images. Did makers of nineteenth-century city view portray cities as they actually were? Do history prints present myths or truth? How often did print publishers gloss over reality to present heroism or an optimistic view of society? The Fourth CHAViC Conference seeks to address some of these questions among others. The presentations by scholars from a variety of disciplines addressed American identity consumption of historical prints, reform prints, artistic license, the exchange of imagery between America and Europe, the distribution of urban imagery on Staffordshire pottery, and presidential portraiture.
Date Range: 2010
Primary URL: http://www.chavic.org/Pastconferences2010.htm
Primary URL Description: Conference brochure


"Interpreting Historical Images for Teaching & Research"
Grant details: CH-50824-11
Title: "Interpreting Historical Images for Teaching & Research"
Author: David Jaffee, professor of early American history and material culture at the Bard Graduate Center f
Abstract: This seminar enabled participants to take advantage of the AAS collection of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century prints, maps, sheet music covers, and ephemera of all kinds. There were guided tutorials as well as hands-on explorations of a topic of specific interest. Topics included colonial prints, antebellum images of Native Americans, western landscape photography, chromolithography, and the etching revival. Participants were able to pursue research in the AAS collection as a part of the seminar.
Date Range: 2009
Location: Worcester, MA
Primary URL: http://www.chavic.org/Pastseminar2009.htm
Primary URL Description: Seminar description on AAS website


"Interpreting Historical Images for Teaching & Research"
Grant details: CH-50824-11
Title: "Interpreting Historical Images for Teaching & Research"
Author: David Jaffee, professor of early American history and material culture at the Bard Graduate Center f
Abstract: Sessions at this summer seminar will focus on the history of print production in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; interpreting portrait paintings, prints, and photographs; "reading" illustrations in popular journals; and related topics. Participants will also have access to the Society's varied collections of visual materials to pursue their own interests.
Date Range: June 20-25, 2010
Location: Worcester, MA
Primary URL: http://www.americanantiquarian.org/chavicsummer2010.htm
Primary URL Description: Seminar description on AAS website


"Picturing Reform: How Images Transformed America, 1830-1880"
Grant details: CH-50824-11
Title: "Picturing Reform: How Images Transformed America, 1830-1880"
Author: Louis P. Masur, the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of American Institutions and Values at Trinity C
Abstract: Sessions at this summer seminar will focus on the history of print production in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; interpreting portrait paintings, prints, and photographs; "reading" illustrations in popular journals; and related topics.
Date Range: June 19-24, 2011
Location: Worcester, MA
Primary URL: http://www.americanantiquarian.org/chavicsummer2011.htm
Primary URL Description: Seminar description on AAS website


Conference: Educating Harlem: Histories of Teaching and Learning in a 20th Century Community
Grant details: CH-50926-12
Title: Conference: Educating Harlem: Histories of Teaching and Learning in a 20th Century Community
Author: Ansley Erickson, Assistant Professor, Program in History and Education, Columbia Teachers College
Author: Ernest Morrell, Professor of Education, Director IUME, Columbia Teachers College
Abstract: A public conference, presenting new research by scholars from across the country about the history of education and community in 20th century Harlem. The conference was organized by Ansley Erickson and Ernest Morrell, co-directors of Educating Harlem, in collaboration with the Institute of Minority and Urban Education, the Center on History and Education, and the Program in History and Education at Teachers College.
Date Range: 10/02/2014
Location: Teachers College, Columbia University.
Primary URL: http://https://researchblogs.cul.columbia.edu/educatingharlem/lecture-series/
Primary URL Description: Conference page of the website of Educating Harlem. The conference agenda may be viewed here.
Secondary URL: http://http://www.tc.columbia.edu/che/
Secondary URL Description: Website of the Teachers College Center on History and Education, which notes all events in collaboration with Educating Harlem.


Educating Harlem: Histories of Teaching and Learning in an American Community
Grant details: CH-50926-12
Title: Educating Harlem: Histories of Teaching and Learning in an American Community
Author: Ernest Morrell, Professor of Education, English Education, Director of IUME, Teachers College
Author: Ansley Erickson, Assistant Professor of Education, History and Education, Columbia Teachers College
Abstract: A conference for scholars from across the country engaged in works-in-progress about the history of education and community in 20th Century Harlem. Educating Harlem is a project organized in collaboration with the Institute for Urban and Minority Education, the Center on History and Education, and the Program in History and Education at Columbia Teachers College, to investigate the history of education, broadly defined, in that community.
Date Range: October 10-11, 2013
Location: Teachers College, Columbia University
Primary URL: http://https://researchblogs.cul.columbia.edu/educatingharlem/conference/conference2013/
Primary URL Description: Conference page of the website of Educating Harlem: Histories of Learning and Schooling in an American Community. A description of the conference and call for papers may be viewed here.
Secondary URL: http://events in collaboration with Educating Harlem. http://www.tc.columbia.edu/che/
Secondary URL Description: Website of the Teachers College Center on History and Education, which notes all events in collaboration with Educating Harlem.


Think Tank on Historical Illiteracy
Grant details: CH-50926-12
Title: Think Tank on Historical Illiteracy
Author: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library
Author: Teachers College Center on History and Education
Abstract: The Teachers College Center on History and Education and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture convened a group of historians and educators to address the issue of growing historical illiteracy among K-12 learners. Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, gave opening remarks. The discussion that followed, which was video recorded, elaborated on the role historical literacy plays in challenging American social and economic inequality. Participants identified the local level as the entry point for engaging young learners in the study of history as it matters to the quality of their lives and communities.
Date Range: February 2, 2014
Location: Teachers College, Columbia University
Primary URL: http://www.tc.columbia./che/
Primary URL Description: Teachers College Center on History and Education website. Video recording of the think tank is available on the site.


Historical Literacy Matters: Developing Civic Capacity in Learners
Grant details: CH-50926-12
Title: Historical Literacy Matters: Developing Civic Capacity in Learners
Author: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library
Author: Teachers College Center on History and Education
Author: New York City Department of Education, Department of Social Studies
Abstract: Cosponsored professional development day for New York City public high school teachers. The daylong event explored the meaning of historical literacy and examined inquiry-based teaching models for the high school classroom. Presentations by scholars, open dialogue with event participants, and breakout sessions addressed the construction of the American historical narrative, archival research and the politics of the historical record, and how historical literacy matters as a foundation for the development of engaged civic participation in learners.
Date Range: February 1, 2016
Location: Teachers College, Columbia University.
Primary URL: http://tc.columbia/che/
Primary URL Description: Website of the Center on History and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University.
Secondary URL: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/historical-literacy-matters-developing-civic-capacity-in-learners-registration-1996704898
Secondary URL Description: Secondary URL is for Eventbrite. The announcement of and registration for the event was organized by the NYC Department of Education, Social Studies Department and posted on Eventbrite.


Reading Buildings/Reading History: Integrating Literacy Skills through Historical Building Analysis
Grant details: CH-50926-12
Title: Reading Buildings/Reading History: Integrating Literacy Skills through Historical Building Analysis
Author: Christina Dobbs, Clinical Assistant Professor, English Education, Boston University
Author: Christine Baron, Assistant Professor,Program in Social Studies Education, Teachers College, CU
Abstract: While many social studies and language arts teachers use close reading strategies with documents to develop historical thinking, traditional texts often serve as a barrier for students who struggle with reading, particularly non-native English speakers or students with language-based learning disabilities. In this workshop, practicing classroom teachers learned how to develop historical thinking skills through the analysis of historical buildings. Drawing on literacy theory and practice, the workshop demonstrated how the process of historical building analysis supports students' development of higher order thinking skills and meets Common Core State Standards.
Date Range: October 17 and 23, 2015
Location: Teachers College, Columbia University
Primary URL: http://tc. columbia.edu/che/
Primary URL Description: Website for Center on History and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University.
Secondary URL: http://http://www.tc.columbia.edu/continuing-professional-studies/conferences-programs-workshops/all-offerings/reading-buildings/
Secondary URL Description: Website for Office of Continuing Professional Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University. The office handled the promotion of and registration for the workshop.


Outside the Kaiserreich: The German Diaspora in the World War I Era
Grant details: CH-50975-13
Title: Outside the Kaiserreich: The German Diaspora in the World War I Era
Author: Cora Lee Kluge
Author: Mark Louden
Author: Werner Sollors
Author: Walter Kamphoefner
Author: Felecia Lucht
Author: Sarah Panter
Author: Pamela Potter
Author: Julie Allen
Author: Stefan Manz
Author: Winson Chu
Author: Weijia Li
Author: Duane Stolzfus
Abstract: In October 2015, the Max Kade Institute organized a three-day interdisciplinary symposium to look at the complex situations and dynamics of societies with German populations on the periphery or outside the borders of the German Empire at a time of global armed conflict. Presentations addressed questions of ethnic, national, and personal identity; concepts of loyalty and duty; different political reactions to ethnic minorities in different countries; interactions among different ethnic minorities; language maintenance and language shift; the effects of the war on religious and cultural traditions; rural and urban divides; and other topics. The event was free and open to the public. It was held at the Max Kade Institute/ University Club and the University Pyle Center
Date Range: October 8 -10, 2015
Location: Max Kade Institute, University Club and Pyle Center, University of Wisconsin Madison
Primary URL: http://mki.wisc.edu/content/their-own-words-german-americans-world-war-i-era
Primary URL Description: "Outside the Kaiserreich: The German Diaspora in the World War I Era" event page, including program and schedule.


People of Faith, Languages of Tradition: Germanic Heritage Languages among Christians and Jews
Grant details: CH-50975-13
Title: People of Faith, Languages of Tradition: Germanic Heritage Languages among Christians and Jews
Author: Mark L. Louden
Author: Heinrich Siemens
Author: Christopher Cox
Author: Jürg Fleischer
Author: Miriam Isaacs
Author: Joshua Brown
Author: Lynn Marcus Miller
Author: Steven Hartman Kaiser
Author: Tony Waldner
Author: Guido Seiler
Author: Henry Sapoznik
Author: Sunny Yudkoff
Abstract: Of the approximately 7,000 languages spoken around the world today, more than half are likely to no longer be spoken actively by the turn of the next century. In almost every case, these languages are spoken by groups of people, often indigenous, who are minorities in the larger societies in which they live. There are, however, a small group of minority languages that are not endangered and which in fact are enjoying robust vitality. In North America there are four such languages, which are spoken in conservative Christian and Jewish religious communities: Pennsylvania Dutch (Amish and Old Order Mennonites); Mennonite Low German (Old Colony Mennonites); Hutterite German (Hutterites); and Yiddish (Haredi Jews). The growth of these groups is exponential due to the twin factors of high birth rates and low attrition, thereby ensuring the sociolinguistic health of the languages they speak. This symposium will bring together an international group of researchers specializing in these languages with Amish, Mennonite, Hutterite, and Haredi community members to explore sociolinguistic aspects of the social-spiritual identities of these faith groups. On Thursday evening, March 30, the symposium will open with a panel discussion of community members moderated by MKI Director Mark Louden, followed by a reception. (University Club) Friday morning and afternoon and Saturday morning will feature 45-minute presentations by the invited speakers. (Pyle Center) On Friday evening, we will have a reading of literary works in the four languages that evoke the themes of the symposium. English translations will be projected onto a screen for the benefit of the attendees. (Pyle Center)
Date Range: March 30 - April 1, 2017
Location: UW-Madison Campus: Max Kade Institute, University Club, Pyle Center
Primary URL: http://https://mki.wisc.edu/events/2017/people-faith-languages-tradition-germanic-heritage-languages-among-christians-and-jews
Primary URL Description: Conference URL with links to program and abstracts


WeLead: Youth Powered Conversations
Grant details: CH-51244-15
Title: WeLead: Youth Powered Conversations
Author: Eric Gold
Abstract: Article written by Eric Gold on WeLead, a youth program by Oregon Humanities to teach facilitation of difficult dialogue surrounding community issues.
Date Range: 5/1/16-5/31/16
Location: Portland
Primary URL: https://www.oregonhumanities.org/rll/beyond-the-margins/taking-the-lead/
Primary URL Description: Link to article on the Oregon Humanities page that talks about the WeLead program


Oregon Humanities Conversation Project
Grant details: CH-51244-15
Title: Oregon Humanities Conversation Project
Author: Ben Waterhouse
Abstract: Tyler White who attended WeLead as a youth and is now a facilitator for the Conversation Project, another of Oregon Humanities programs targetted at facilitating community dialogue surrounding difficult issues.
Date Range: 8/31/08
Location: Portland
Primary URL: https://www.oregonhumanities.org/rll/magazine/turn/engaging-as-fellow-humans/
Primary URL Description: Article about a WeLead alum who became a Conversations Project facilitator. Shows that these two programs are active and working well together to create sustained humanities conversations. Ben Waterhouse is the Oregon Humanities staff member who wrote the article 8/31/21.


Bridging Oregon
Grant details: CH-51244-15
Title: Bridging Oregon
Author: Jennifer Alkezweeny
Abstract: Information on Oregon Humanities program, Bridging Oregon, which sought to bring together diverse audiences for conversation and understanding.
Date Range: 2018-2019
Location: Portland
Primary URL: http://oregonhumanities.org/programs/past/bridging-oregon-past/
Primary URL Description: Information from Oregon Humanities website on this program. It looks like it only ran for one year.


Best Practices for Digital Scholarship (Year 1: Networking and publishing)
Grant details: CHA-261908-19
Title: Best Practices for Digital Scholarship (Year 1: Networking and publishing)
Author: Sarah Whitcher Kansa
Author: Charles E. Jones
Abstract: Best Practices for Digital Scholarship is a 3-year session co-organized by Sarah Whitcher Kansa (AAI / Open Context) and Charles E. Jones (Pennsylvania State University Libraries) for the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) annual meeting. Year 1 theme: Networking and publishing: navigating social media, conventional publishing, and digital dissemination services.
Date Range: November 2019
Location: San Diego, CA


Best Practices for Digital Scholarship (Year 2: Integrating Specialist Data with Excavation Data)
Grant details: CHA-261908-19
Title: Best Practices for Digital Scholarship (Year 2: Integrating Specialist Data with Excavation Data)
Author: Charles Jones (Penn State University) and Sarah Whitcher Kansa (AAI / Open Context), co-organizers
Abstract: The second year of this session focuses on the challenges and approaches to integrating specialist data with excavation data. As specialist analysis often takes place at a different time and location than the excavation project, the data they produce can easily become "siloed". Speakers will include both specialists (zooarchaeology, plants, ceramics) and excavation directors in order to gain perspectives from excavation and post-excavation settings on the pitfalls of data silos and ways to avoid creating them. (1) How do excavation directors incorporate specialist data into their project databases? (2) What kinds of negotiations occur between directors and specialists to ensure that data are analyzed in a timely manner? (3) What key information do specialists need from excavations in order to create meaningful data? This session is in the format of a workshop in order to promote discussion among panelists and the audience.
Date Range: November 2020
Location: American Schools of Oriental Research annual conference (online)


Best Practices for Digital Scholarship (Year 3: Perspectives on Publishing Digital Content)
Grant details: CHA-261908-19
Title: Best Practices for Digital Scholarship (Year 3: Perspectives on Publishing Digital Content)
Author: Charles Jones (Penn State University) and Sarah Whitcher Kansa (AAI / Open Context), co-organizers
Abstract: In this forum, panelists discuss the opportunities and challenges in publishing digital content, including coordinating the dissemination of vast amounts of digital data, linking data within projects and across projects, citing digital content, and gaining professional recognition for digital publications. Panelists include data creators and publishers who will share their visions for the future of archaeological publishing. Chairs: Sarah W. Kansa, AAI / Open Context & Charles E. Jones, The Pennsylvania State University Panelists: Digital Practices, Workflows, and Scholar-Led Publishing William Caraher, The University of North Dakota, Grand Forks,ND, USA Public Access to Digital Content in Small University Museums Lissette M,Jimenez, San Francisco State University,San Francisco, CA, USA Publishing Digital Content as an Early Career Researcher Kevin Garstki, University of Wisconsin -Oshkosh,Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA Integrating Digital Archaeological Data with Conventional Publications, Sarah W,Kansa AAI / Open Context,San Francisco, CA, USA Making the Museum Accessible,from Artifacts to , Archives Kiersten NeumannOriental Institute,University of Chicago, Chicago,IL, USA Database as Dig Report:Exploring the Possibilities Jennie Ebeling, University of Evansville,Evansville,IN, USA
Date Range: Nov 17-20, 2021
Location: American Society of Overseas Research (ASOR), Chicago, IL
Primary URL: https://www.asor.org/am/2021/schedule-2021
Primary URL Description: ASOR 2021 annual meeting schedule


Let’s make a data story: How to create a public-facing data-driven archaeology narrative
Grant details: CHA-261908-19
Title: Let’s make a data story: How to create a public-facing data-driven archaeology narrative
Author: Leigh Lieberman
Author: L. Meghan Dennis
Author: Paulina Przstupa
Author: Eric Kansa
Author: Sarah Whitcher Kansa
Abstract: Workshop at the annual Archaeological Institute of America conference "Let’s make a data story: How to create a public-facing data-driven archaeology narrative" explored two themes—data-driven digital storytelling and public scholarship—aimed at improving participants’ data-driven narrative skills and develop their ability to share academic research with diverse audiences. The workshop also introduced participants to the benefits of sharing and utilizing linked open data (LOD), building on ongoing discussions about ethical best data practices and standards. Workshops of this type are significant to the discipline as they provide participants interested in careers inside and outside of the academy, as well as those interested in teaching current students, an opportunity to cultivate new skills.
Date Range: 1/6/2022
Location: Virtual workshop
Primary URL: https://alexandriaarchive.org/2022/01/04/aiascs-workshop/


Local History Mini-Symposium for Women's History Month
Grant details: CZ-50049-04
Title: Local History Mini-Symposium for Women's History Month
Author: Patricia Murphy
Abstract: Oberlin Heritage Center/O.H.I.O. sponsored a mini-symposium at the local public library where two Oberlin College history students, Jillian McFarland and Katharine Healy, presented their research on women's history in Oberlin, Ohio.
Date Range: March 12, 2005
Location: Oberlin Public Library


Should America Promote Democracy Abroad?
Grant details: CZ-50173-08
Title: Should America Promote Democracy Abroad?
Author: Zalmay Khalilzad
Author: Elliott Abrams
Author: Nicholas Burns
Author: John Agresto
Author: Karan Bhatia
Author: Danya Greenfield
Author: James Zogby
Author: Al Hunt
Author: Judy Woodruff
Author: Scott Carpenter
Author: Anthony Cordesman
Author: Charles Kesler
Author: Michael O'Hanlon
Author: Tony Smith
Author: Nadia Diuk
Author: Morton Halperin
Author: Adam Przeworski
Author: John D. Sullivan
Author: Les Campbell
Author: Tom Garrett
Author: Melinda Haring
Author: David Kramer
Author: Jamila Raqib
Author: Larry Diamond
Abstract: Held over the course of three days, the conference took place on the Kenyon campus in Gambier, Ohio, and involved broad student, faculty, and campus participation. The conference included public panels and private discussions, with participants from a variety of fields: journalists, academics from a variety of disciplines, political actors, policy analysts, and representatives of non-governmental organizations involved in the work of democratization. Panels looked at the political, economic, and social aspects of democracy, as well as how or to what extent the promotion of democracy coheres with the principles and values of the United States. While recent developments in the Middle East made the conference topic timely, panelists considered a broad spectrum of regions and questions, including: What are the prospects for democracy in the Middle East, after the Arab Spring? Is it in America's national security interest to promote democracy abroad? What can we learn from experiences with democracy promotion outside the Middle East? What are the underpinnings or prerequisites of successful liberal democracies? What are the practical impediments to the further spread of democracy?
Date Range: April 12-14, 2012
Location: Kenyon College, Gambier, OH
Primary URL: http://www.kenyon.edu/x58399.xml
Primary URL Description: Conference overview with links to videos and speaker biographies, as well as schedule of events.


The Politics of Economic Inequality conference welcome
Grant details: CZ-50173-08
Title: The Politics of Economic Inequality conference welcome
Author: Senator Sherrod Brown
Abstract: Senator Sherrod Brown's video message, kicking off the Center for the Study of American Democracy's 2014 conference, "The Politics of Economic Inequality."
Date Range: 4/8/14
Primary URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SiQE45gp2nU


The Politics of Economic Inequality conference welcome
Grant details: CZ-50173-08
Title: The Politics of Economic Inequality conference welcome
Author: Senator Rob Portman
Abstract: Senator Rob Portman's video message, kicking of the Center for the Study of American Democracy's 2014 conference, The Politics of Economic Inequality.
Date Range: 4/8/14
Primary URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atXxyVYZn5Q


Douglas Holtz-Eakin: Keynote Address, The Politics of Economic Inequality
Grant details: CZ-50173-08
Title: Douglas Holtz-Eakin: Keynote Address, The Politics of Economic Inequality
Author: Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Abstract: Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former Director of the Congressional Budget Office and chief economic policy adviser to McCain presidential campaign. Introduced by Sean Decatur, President of Kenyon College
Date Range: 4/9/14
Location: Kenyon College
Primary URL: http://new.livestream.com/accounts/7106882/CSADopen
Primary URL Description: Center for the Study of American Democracy Video of Holtz-Eakin keynote address


Panel: Public Policy and Inequality; The Politics of Economic In
Grant details: CZ-50173-08
Title: Panel: Public Policy and Inequality; The Politics of Economic In
Author: William Galston
Author: Suzy Khimm
Author: Ross Eisenbrey
Author: Scott Winship
Abstract: Panel: Public Policy and Inequality 9:15am, Gund Gallery Community Foundation Theater William Galston, Brookings Institution Suzy Khimm, MSNBC Ross Eisenbrey, Economic Policy Institute Scott Winship, Manhattan Institute Moderated by David Rowe, Professor of Political Science Each panelist spoke about their perspectives on inequality—is it something we should be concerned about, what is the evidence, and what is the relationship between economic growth and inequality? Public policies, such as immigration reform and the tax code, illustrated some areas where common ground might be found.
Date Range: 4/10/14
Location: Kenyon College
Primary URL: http://new.livestream.com/accounts/7106882/CSADpanel1
Primary URL Description: Video of Public Policy and Inequality panel at Center for Study of American Democracy conference.


Robert Putnam: Inequality of Opportunity; The Politics of Economic Inequality conference
Grant details: CZ-50173-08
Title: Robert Putnam: Inequality of Opportunity; The Politics of Economic Inequality conference
Author: Robert Putnam
Abstract: "Inequality of Opportunity" • Robert Putnam, Harvard University • Introduced by Max Rappoport (’14) In his Wall Street Journal (April 15, 2014) column, “A Bipartisan Consensus on Income Inequality?” William Galston thoughtfully summarized Robert Putnam’s speech. He wrote that Putnam “spoke movingly about the differences between growing up in securely middle-class families and in families living on the edge of poverty.” Galston added: “It was impossible to come away from Mr. Putnam's talk believing that America's children enjoy anything like equal opportunity to succeed. But one could have reached a similar conclusion—and many did—from Charles Murray's 2012 book Coming Apart, which chronicled the decline of the white working class. Messrs. Murray and Putnam disagree on both diagnosis and prescription: Mr. Murray emphasizes cultural change as a reason for the decline, Mr. Putnam the collapse of the industrial economy. But on the level of describing the gap between top and bottom—qualitative and quantitative—they largely agree. In a country that cares about opportunity, that agreement matters.” This talk was the most popular of all the conference sessions
Date Range: 4/10/14
Location: Kenyon College


Panel: Global Perspectives on Inequality; The Politics of Economic Inequality conference
Grant details: CZ-50173-08
Title: Panel: Global Perspectives on Inequality; The Politics of Economic Inequality conference
Author: Branko Milanovic
Author: Charles Horner
Author: Ben White
Abstract: Panel: Global Perspectives on Inequality • Branko Milanovic, City University of New York • Charles Horner, Hudson Institute • Ben White (‘94), Politico • Moderated by Jan Thomas, Associate Provost and Professor of Sociology The panel addressed a range of global economic topics, including the gap between rich and poor countries, the rise of China’s middle class, as well as how economic policies in the U.S., such as free trade agreements, affect other economies around the world. Attendance: 80.
Date Range: 4/10/14
Location: Kenyon College
Primary URL: http://http://new.livestream.com/accounts/7106882/CSADpanel2
Primary URL Description: Video of panel discussion, Center for the Study of American Democracy


Panel: Public Narratives about Inequality; The Politics of Economic Inequality
Grant details: CZ-50173-08
Title: Panel: Public Narratives about Inequality; The Politics of Economic Inequality
Author: Ross Douthat
Author: Jim Tankersley
Author: Lizzie O'Leary
Abstract: Panel: Public Narratives about Inequality • Ross Douthat, New York Times • Jim Tankersley, Washington Post • Lizzie O’Leary, Marketplace • Moderated by Jay Corrigan, Professor of Economics This standing-room-only panel event highlighted challenges of reporting on economic inequality—from the concern that politicians dictate the terms of the debate to the depth of coverage. Douthat, for example, noted that narratives told about individual experiences with poverty don’t always discuss other ways that individuals are helped, such as the lowered costs of goods. Attendance: 150.
Date Range: 4/10/14
Location: Kenyon College
Primary URL: http://new.livestream.com/accounts/7106882/CSADjournalists
Primary URL Description: Video of panel discussion, Center for the Study of American Democracy


Austan Goolsbee: Inequality and the Market; keynote address at the Politics of Economic Inequality conference
Grant details: CZ-50173-08
Title: Austan Goolsbee: Inequality and the Market; keynote address at the Politics of Economic Inequality conference
Author: Austan Goolsbee
Abstract: "Inequality and the Market" • Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers to President Obama • Introduced by Eleanor Ritchie (‘14) As a counterpoint to the Holz-Eakin talk the night before, Goolsbee argued that income inequality does exist and that government should intervene through such measures as education support, infrastructure investment, and tax reforms, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit. Both Goolsbee and Holtz-Eakin served as advisors to presidential candidates during 2008 and frequently faced each other on talk shows, making for a lively contrast in both talks. Attendance: 350.
Date Range: 4/10/14
Location: Kenyon College
Primary URL: http://new.livestream.com/accounts/7106882/CSADgoolsbee
Primary URL Description: Video of Austan Goolsbee keynote address; Center for the Study of American Democracy


The Worlds of Thaddeus Stevens & James Buchanan: Race, Gender, & Politics in the Civil War Era
Grant details: CZ-50206-09
Title: The Worlds of Thaddeus Stevens & James Buchanan: Race, Gender, & Politics in the Civil War Era
Abstract: The Symposium will use both Congressman Stevens and President Buchanan as unique lenses through which to examine nineteenth-century political history with an in-depth look at party formation and re-formation; slavery, race and Civil Rights; and the shifting role of gender in nineteenth-century politics. Through the exploration and discussion of these issues, participants will gain a broader understanding of how social mores, geographic borders, and place influenced the policies and politicians of the United States in the critical years leading up to and following the Civil War.
Date Range: September 18-19, 2015
Location: Lancaster Campus of History, Lancaster PA
Primary URL: http://lancasterhistory.org/events/president-james-buchanan-national-symposium
Primary URL Description: Symposium home page, from which a brochure may be downloaded and schedule viewed.


STEAMed Rice 2015
Grant details: CZ-50300-13
Title: STEAMed Rice 2015
Author: Eliza Reilly, expert presenter
Abstract: STEaM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, arts, and Math. The STEaM Events at Montgomery College are designed to explore the intersection of STEM fields with the humanities through different topics. "Exploring the Intersection between STEM and Humanities Through Food occured Friday, March 27, 2015. Pairs of faculty (one STEM, one Humanities) served as table leaders. Each pair chose a topic related to Food, STEM and the Humanities. This pair of faculty facilitated discussion on the selected topic with the attendees at their table.
Date Range: Friday, March 27, 2015
Location: Montgomery College, MD
Primary URL: http://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/EDU/Department4.aspx?id=80074
Primary URL Description: STEAMed Rice 2015


Humanities Days 2014
Grant details: CZ-50300-13
Title: Humanities Days 2014
Abstract: Humanities Days is a collaboration with other entities and many individual faculty and staff at Montgomery College to bring to each campus a film series and a full day of presentations and workshops. Humanities Days events culminate in a capstone event featuring a distinguished speaker and a performance.
Date Range: October 20-24, 2014
Location: Montgomery College, MD
Primary URL: http://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/globalhumanities/humanities-day/
Primary URL Description: Humanities Days


Humanities Days 2013
Grant details: CZ-50300-13
Title: Humanities Days 2013
Abstract: Humanities Days is a collaboration with other entities and many individual faculty and staff at Montgomery College to bring to each campus a film series and a full day of presentations and workshops. Humanities Days events culminate in a capstone event featuring a distinguished speaker and a performance.
Date Range: October 16-17, 2013
Location: Montgomery College, MD
Primary URL: http://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/globalhumanities/humanities-day/
Primary URL Description: Humanities Days


Memorandum of Understanding with Xian University
Grant details: CZ-50300-13
Title: Memorandum of Understanding with Xian University
Author: Global Humanities Institute, Montgomery College
Author: Xian University, China
Abstract: In September 2013, Dr. DeRionne Pollard, Montgomery College president; Dr Judy Ackerman, vice president and provost at the Rockville Campus; Dr Rita Kranidis, professor of English and director of the Global Humanities Institute (GHI); and other members of the College attended a meeting that forged a relationship with Xian University in Xian, China, home of the terracotta warriors. The partnership was initiated by Dr. Kranidis in the fulfillment of the institute's grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Montgomery County, which has selected Xian for its Sister Cities program, assisted with this effort in many ways. The Memorandum of Understanding includes provisions for a series of seminars and colloquia between humanities faculty at Xian University and Montgomery College, to be carried out when the GHI will sponsor travel to China for fifteen faculty, staff, and administrators. Topics for these discussions will include the cultural value of the humanities in China and in the United States, views on need for global curricula, and public arts and humanities programs. Additionally, the MOU opens the possibility of future student and faculty exchanges. Xian University has a strong commitment to history, cultural preservation and study, and is thus the ideal partner for the work of the Global Humanities Institute.
Date Range: 2013-2017
Location: Montgomery College, MD; Xian University, China
Primary URL: http://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/EDU/Department4.aspx?id=57942
Primary URL Description: Memorandum of Understanding with Xian University


Digital Resources for Historical Research
Grant details: EE-50022-04
Title: Digital Resources for Historical Research
Author: Massimo Riva
Abstract: A presentation of the VHL and the Garibaldi & the Risorgimento project as a platform for collaborative research in the history of culture.
Date Range: 3-29-2010
Location: École Normale Superieure


Univeristy of Notre Dame -- Philosophy as a Way of Life Project
Grant details: EH-256890-17
Title: Univeristy of Notre Dame -- Philosophy as a Way of Life Project
Author: Meghan Sullivan
Abstract: The Philosophy as a Way of Life Project is both a website with resources and a blog and a series of annual workshops. Funding for this project comes from the Mellon Foundation, but the impetus and ideas emerged directly from the Summer 2018 NEH Institute, Reviving Philosophy as a Way of Life.
Date Range: June 2019 - June 2021
Primary URL: https://philife.nd.edu/


1st Biannual Conference of the CJMSA: Envisaging José Martí in 2021: History Culture and Education"
Grant details: EH-261656-18
Title: 1st Biannual Conference of the CJMSA: Envisaging José Martí in 2021: History Culture and Education"
Author: López, James
Author: Rey, Denis
Author: Nalbone, Lisa
Author: Dworkin, Kenya
Abstract: With the desire to remain true to the Center for José Martí Studies Affiliate’s mission during pandemic times, the Center organized the virtual conference, “Envisaging José Martí in 2021: History, Culture and Education,” to gather teacher-scholars from multiple disciplines who are currently engaged in new scholarly, creative or educational work. The overall objective was to share established and ongoing scholarship, as well as creative and pedagogical projects related to the Center’s focus, and provide a platform and stimulate discussion regarding potential future projects and directions. The Center’s interests include, but are not limited to, the humanities, social sciences, creative arts, education, and digital approaches to these and other related disciplines. The Conference attracted over 40 participants with multiple panels over three days (January 28-30, 2021)
Date Range: January 28-30, 2021
Location: This was a virtual conference.
Primary URL: https://www.ut.edu/academics/college-of-arts-and-letters/center-for-jos%C3%A9-mart%C3%AD-studies-affiliate/1st-biannual-conference-x12288
Primary URL Description: This webpage contains the conference program and links to select recordings of individual presentations.


Meditations on Authenticity in Life Histories
Grant details: EH-272497-20
Title: Meditations on Authenticity in Life Histories
Author: Richard Courage
Author: Amy Nejezchleb
Author: Naomi Williams
Author: Mary Hricko
Author: Martha Pitts
Abstract: Final participant panel presentation at NEH Summer Institute on the FWP 2021.
Date Range: 08/05/2021
Location: virtual
Primary URL: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_613lOStkL4oeNLeiV0vpcnRi95l3ji1/view


Indispensable Others: Rereading the Federal Writers' Project for the Lives of Asian Americans, Hoboes, Children, and People with Disabilities
Grant details: EH-272497-20
Title: Indispensable Others: Rereading the Federal Writers' Project for the Lives of Asian Americans, Hoboes, Children, and People with Disabilities
Author: Greg Robinson
Author: Peter Sebastian Chesney
Author: Laura Carpenter
Author: Maggie Morris Davis
Author: D'Arcee Neal
Abstract: Final participant panel presentation at NEH Summer Institute on the FWP.
Date Range: 08/05/2021
Primary URL: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Hm-q_gmDdawY27d725FxVDY8Emp9FQrD/view


Taking a Closer Look: Examining the Individuals, Communities, and Ideologies that Shaped Stories of the FWP
Grant details: EH-272497-20
Title: Taking a Closer Look: Examining the Individuals, Communities, and Ideologies that Shaped Stories of the FWP
Author: Anna Kaplan
Author: Djelani Hamm
Author: Kathleen Brown
Author: Jose Angel Gutierrez
Author: Phyllis May-Machunda
Abstract: Final participant panel presentations at NEH Summer Institute on the FWP.
Date Range: 08/05/2021
Primary URL: https://drive.google.com/file/d/18cmB6FEoNak6KJYQDVfCexHe3WFPrKEs/view


FWP Legacies in Twentieth Century Literary and Media Studies
Grant details: EH-272497-20
Title: FWP Legacies in Twentieth Century Literary and Media Studies
Author: Wilson Chen
Author: Juan Rodriguez Barrera
Author: Maureen Curtin
Author: Daniel Gomes
Author: Alan Stein
Abstract: Final participant panel presentations at NEH Summer Institute on the FWP.
Date Range: 08/05/2021
Primary URL: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1s768a5AWlpzKSjqz9E7iNq4rRJqo7ewF/view


Working through the FWP: Labor, Place, and Representation, Part 1
Grant details: EH-272497-20
Title: Working through the FWP: Labor, Place, and Representation, Part 1
Author: Michele Fazio
Author: David Leight
Author: Lionel Kimble
Author: Benji de la Piedra
Author: David Kipen
Abstract: Final participant panel presentations at NEH Summer Institute on FWP.
Date Range: 08/05/2021
Location: virtual
Primary URL: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zlJ2z1Pwk49RT7BaK3eLvko5Kxyr0DBc/view


Working through the FWP: Labor, Place, and Representation, Part 2
Grant details: EH-272497-20
Title: Working through the FWP: Labor, Place, and Representation, Part 2
Author: Michele Fazio
Author: David Leight
Author: Lionel Kimble
Author: Benji de la Piedra
Author: David Kipen
Abstract: Final participant panel presentations at NEH Summer Institute on the FWP.
Date Range: 08/05/2021
Primary URL: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Dmq6dseLDpJ5EZGOykLuswuKgMiTGAVI/view


Oral History/Folklore Workshop
Grant details: EH-272497-20
Title: Oral History/Folklore Workshop
Author: Phyllis May-Machunda
Author: Anna Kaplan
Author: Benji de la Piedra
Author: Alan Stein
Abstract: NEH participant-led workshop on oral history and folklore studies.
Date Range: 07/25/2021
Location: virtual
Primary URL: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1zov2Q4t9DW-jA7cbRdZkcbiQnFGPV-9e


Teaching with Books
Grant details: EH-281241-21
Title: Teaching with Books
Author: Victoria Thur
Author: Adrian Finucane
Abstract: In June 2022, 16 participants in the NEH Summer Institute for Higher Education Faculty titled The Revolution in Books spent three weeks at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton learning about printing in the period of the American Revolution. They heard from experts about the history of print, gained hands-on experience at making paper, printing, and binding books, and reflected on how they might teach about books and print in their own classrooms. In this conference, they present their lesson pla