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ASHP-CML February 2014 Newsletter

2014 NEH SUMMER INSTITUTE: The Visual Culture of the American Civil War
ASHP/CML is currently accepting applications for our 2014 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for College and University Teachers on the Visual Culture of the American Civil War. The two-week institute, which will take place at the City University of New York Graduate Center and local archives…

ASHP/CML News—September 2013

JULY 2014 NEH INSTITUTE FOR COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY TEACHERS
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a grant to ASHP/CML to host a two-week institute in July 2014 on the visual media of the American Civil War. Following on the heels of our successful summer 2012 institute, this second institute on “The Visual Culture of the American Civil…

ASHP/CML News—March 2013

ASHP/CML’S NEW PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM RECEIVES NEH FUNDING
The National Endowment for the Humanities as part of its Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges initiative has awarded a $359,659 cooperative contract to the American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning in partnership with Queensborough Community College for Bridging Historias through Latino History and Culture, a professional development program for community…

ASHP News—September 2012

SEEING THE CIVIL WAR—ASHP/CML HOSTS AN NEH SUMMER INSTITUTE
 
During two weeks last July, the American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning hosted a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute on “The Visual Culture of the American Civil War” at the CUNY Graduate Center and cultural institutions in the New York area. Attended by thirty NEH…

ASHP News—March 2012

B A D G E S !
 
We’re pleased to announce that ASHP/CML is one of the winners of the 4th Digital Media and Learning Competition, held in collaboration with Mozilla, supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and administered by HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory). This year’s competition focused on Badges for…

ASHP News—November 2011

THE CIVIL WAR @ 150: A Public Program on Civil War Photography
Come to the Martin Segal Theatre at the CUNY Graduate Center on Thursday, November 3, 2011, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, for the third of our public seminars marking the sesquicentennial of the start of the U.S. Civil War. Supported by a grant from the New York…

ASHP News—September 2011

THIRTY YEARS! ALREADY?
This month, and this issue of our newsletter, marks the thirtieth anniversary of the founding of the American Social History Project. This seems the appropriate moment to thank all of you for your years—decades!—of support, collaboration, and good will.
Thirty. Such a full, round, and venerable number leaves us amazed, proud, and a little chastened. Our achievements…

ASHP/CML Introduces HERB

We are pleased to announce the debut of ASHP/CML’s latest educational website, HERB: Social History for Every Classroom. Named in honor of our co-founder, the late labor historian Herbert Gutman, HERB is a free website for teaching U.S.history. The fruit of over two decades of professional development work with teachers in New York City and around the country, the site is an…

January 2011: Up South in Español

1. UP SOUTH EN ESPANOL
ASHP/CML is delighted to announce that we are now distributing a version
of our DVD documentary Up South: African American Migration in the Era of the Great War that has optional subtitles in Spanish. We have also created a Spanish script of the program that can be downloaded from the Up South web page. We…

October 2010: Mission US Goes Live

Mission US Goes Live!
We are pleased to announce the public launch of a groundbreaking multimedia initiative: Mission US, a free online history
game designed to improve middle school students’ understanding of US history and their critical-thinking skills through innovative, engaging play. The first game, “For Crown or Colony?,” is now live. In the game, students assume the role of…

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