January 15, 2021

Welcome Jubilee!

In spring, 2021, Jubilee Marshall will join the ASHP/CML as an intern and will work on adding new collections to Social History for Every Classroom (formerly HERB). Jubilee is a graduate student in Archives and Public History at New York University. Previously, she served as an English Teaching Assistant in the Czech Republic through the […]

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January 15, 2021

Welcome Evan!

The ASHP/CML is happy to introduce Evan Rothman, who will serve as a Graduate Assistant and contribute to the production of the OER version of Who Built America? Evan is a first-year PhD student in History. Before coming to the Graduate Center, he was a labor organizer with K-12 and higher education unions. Evan’s current […]

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November 20, 2020

Apply Now — June-July 2021 NEH Summer Institute, Visual Culture of the American Civil War and Its Aftermath

This July, the American Social History Project will once again host an NEH Summer Institute for college and university faculty on the Visual Culture of the American Civil War and Its Aftermath. The institute will be a ten-day remote program taking place between June 28 and July 14, 2021. Postponed this year due to Covid-19, […]

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October 15, 2020

Understanding Elections in U.S. History: A New Resource Page from the American Social History Project

Every election is consequential and determining who has the right to vote has been a struggle since the founding of the nation. Over the course of U.S. history, the stakes of some elections have been higher than others, especially in times of a national political, social, economic, or health crisis. Elections can also indicate the […]

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September 21, 2020

July 2021 Virtual Institute – Visual Culture of the American Civil War and Its Aftermath

The American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning at The Graduate Center, CUNY, will host a National Endowment for the Humanities institute in Summer 2021 for 25 college and university teachers to study the visual culture of the American Civil War and its aftermath. Postponed this year due to Covid-19, this fifth iteration of […]

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September 18, 2020

LGBTQ+ Curriculum Project for NYC Department of Education Completed

Over the past six months, ASHP/CML worked with New York City Department of Education on a project to develop resources and lesson plans for their Hidden Voices program. Our work focused on incorporating significant LGBTQ+ people and events into the existing curriculum framework for elementary, middle, and high school classrooms. The project was initiated to […]

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September 18, 2020

REMINDER: “Epidemics in U.S. History” and “Historicizing Black Resistance in the U.S.” Resource Pages

We would like to remind everyone of the two online resource pages our team developed over the spring and summer months: Epidemics in U.S. History The rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus in the United States and around the world leaves many of us seeking ways to place the pandemic in historical context. ASHP/CML has […]

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September 17, 2020

Coming Event on Ghost River: Decolonization Through Artistic Reinterpretation

On October 7, the Publics Lab at the Graduate Center will host a conversation with the historians and artists behind Ghost River. Ghost River: The Fall and Rise of the Conestoga (Red Planet Books and Comics, 2019) is a graphic novel about the Paxton massacres of 1763. However, as the title suggests, the Paxton vigilantes […]

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September 17, 2020

Welcome Danielle!

This semester the ASHP/CML is thrilled to welcome a new graduate assistant, Danielle Bennett. A first year Ph.D. student, Danielle has interests in U.S. history and museum studies and recently completed a Master’s degree at Tufts in a program that combines the two areas. At the GC she plans to continue pursuing her passion for […]

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