March 24, 2011

NEH EDSITEment Project: “Lessons of History”

In conjunction with David Jaffee of The City College of New York and the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, ASHP/CML was awarded a contract to produce “Lessons of History,” interactive classroom activities for the National Endowment for the Humanities’ EDSITEment website. Building on CUNY’s “Investigating U.S. History” project, ASHP/CML will […]

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March 24, 2011

As we begin our 24th year…

…our range of projects grows as our dedication to advancing public knowledge about the past and the history of working people intensifies. ASHP/CML may have achieved a venerable age, but we’re still eager to embark on new ventures that, we hope, promote learning about the past and stretch the parameters of *how* we learn. To […]

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March 24, 2011

Calendar: The Fight for Academic Freedom at CUNY: Past and Present

ASHP/CML is cosponsoring a series of three public programs at The Graduate Center on the history and ongoing struggle for academic freedom in the U.S. nn Credit: Sylvia Ward Rehearsing for McCarthyism at City College nn Friday, February 4, 4-6 pm nn This session examines City College in the 1930s when students and faculty confronted […]

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March 24, 2011

ASHP/CML Internship Opportunities

For the past few summers, advanced undergraduate history students have worked with ASHP as researchers and writers on The Lost Museum and Who Built America? videos websites. This summer and through the fall ASHP will be producing a new Web project, the Young America: Experiences of Youth in U.S. History, and we welcome interns interested […]

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March 24, 2011

ASHP/CML New Hires

ASHP is pleased to welcome two new staff to our education programs this year. Abigail Sara Lewis began work as our Making Connections Coordinator in September 2004. Her previous work experience includes coordinating the High School Teachers Institute and other projects at the Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis, as well as legislative project work for […]

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March 24, 2011

History Matters Wins AHA Teaching Resource Prize

The American Historical Association awarded the American Social History Project and the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University the 2005 James Harvey Robinson Prize for our website History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the Web. The Robinson Prize is awarded biennially for the teaching aid that has made the most […]

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March 24, 2011

JP Morgan Chase Foundation Awards ASHP/CML Grant

The JP Morgan Chase Foundation awarded ASHP/CML a $30,000 grant in December 2004, to support a two-year education program for new small schools. The grant provides partial funding for a partnership between ASHP/CML and a consortium of eight new small theme-based schools in the Bronx, New York. ASHP/CML will provide sustained professional and curriculum development […]

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March 24, 2011

P. T. Barnum’s American Museum Rises Again!

ASHP/CML is pleased to announce the completion of The Lost Museum: Exploring Antebellum American Life and Culture, one of its most ambitious and innovative Web projects ever. Eight years in the making and almost 140 years after the fiery destruction of the original structure in lower Manhattan, The Lost Museum is an interactive re-creation of […]

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March 24, 2011

ASHP/CML Site Survey

Here at the American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, we pride ourselves on creating innovative and challenging digital projects as well as devising critical and rigorous approaches to their use in classroom and other educational settings. n Now that the World Wide Web encompasses a good part of our activities, it is increasingly […]

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