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Atlanta has an ideal nexus of historic sites where teachers can explore struggles that include the legacy of slavery, the tragedy of war and defeat, the promise of emancipation, the betrayal of…

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The National Council for History Education (NCHE) and the Astronauts Memorial Foundation (AMF) at Kennedy Space Center focus on the unique history and culture of Florida’s Space Coast. This…

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This project brings K-12 educators to the Arizona-Sonora Borderlands for one week in summer 2022 to study the history, arts, environments, and plurality of cultures of the region within the…

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Two six-day workshops for grades 5-12 educators on the details of the Japanese American incarceration during World War II. 

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This workshop focuses on the history and cultural legacy of Gullah-Geechee people of South Carolina and Georgia, descendants of enslaved people from the West Coast of Africa, who contributed to…

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Civil Liberties in Times of Crisis: The Japanese American Incarceration explores the historical significance and enduring legacy of the World War II Japanese American incarceration experience.…

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Through its examination of 20th Century American history, "Fabric of the Past" touches on multiple topics and themes highlighted in middle and high school classrooms nationwide and stressed in…

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The Funk Heritage Center of Reinhardt University, located in the town of Waleska in northwestern Georgia, offers a program to (1) heighten awareness of 19th-century Cherokee removal from the…

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Educators examine New Bedford, Massachusetts as a destination for escaped slaves in the Underground Railroad and the maritime links to the anti-slavery movement. 

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“Building Community in California: The Chinese American Experience” will lead K-12 educators to an understanding of Chinese immigration and and Chinese immigrants' contributions from the Gold Rush…

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“Little Tokyo: How History Shapes a Community Across Generations” invites educators from across the country to Los Angeles to examine the neighborhood of Little Tokyo, including the Little Tokyo…

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This NEH Summer Institute will explore modern Vietnam in order to situate the American War in broader spatial settings and longer historical contexts. Participants will consider the lives of…

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The three-week Institute for grades 5-12 Humanities and Science teachers will consider the continuing relevance of Steinbeck’s sense of place, his great labor trilogy, his ecological and…

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This institute examines how transnational immigration to California has been represented through literary, theatrical, and historical texts. Participants will study the San Francisco Bay Area to…

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The “Battle of Homestead” is the most famous event in labor history. While the 1892 Homestead Steel Strike only lasted four months, it created a lasting impact on how the nation viewed the…

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Gettysburg is often called “The Most Famous Small town in America,” and it’s a moniker well earned. What happened here stays with us not only as a matter of historical record, but also in cultural…

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Located outside Atlanta, Agnes Scott College (ASC) will host a new summer institute designed primarily for 25 English teachers of grades 9-12. The theme of “translation,” as a means to…

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28 participants will explore disability and identity in history, literature, and media. Each day a new guest scholar joins the institute for a full day of active thought and conversation about…

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The institute brings K-12 teachers from throughout the country to New York City, where they work with leading scholars of religion, meet with diverse religious leaders, visit local houses of…

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This place-based summer institute explores the Gilded Age and Progressive Era relationships between two connected but dramatically different landscapes: New York City and the Adirondacks. Engaging…

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During this innovative, collaborative institute, teachers (9-12) examine how friendship is understood, portrayed, and experienced from literary, social, cultural, theoretical, and pedagogical…

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From the birth of Buddhism to contemporary times, "Art and Composite Culture in South Asian History" will explore the cultural mixing, syncretism, and hybridity that shaped South Asia’s…

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A three-week summer institute for K-12 educators that will provide opportunities to study geographic mobility as it relates to the African American freedom struggle. The institute offers a model…

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Selected educators journey to Alabama to walk in the footsteps of unsung foot soldiers and heralded leaders of the modern Civil Rights Movement. Designed to transform teaching and learning, this…

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“Teaching the History and Culture of Vast Early America”—or the Vast Early America Teacher Institute (VEATI)—will take a capacious view of early America via deep dives into case studies and…

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This two-week virtual institute for middle and high school teachers explores LGBTQ+ history as a constant presence within U.S. history. Teachers will explore the rich body of recent scholarship…

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What is punishment and why do we punish as we do? What can we learn about politics, law, and culture in the United States by examining practices of punishment? What are the limits of punishment?…

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This two-week Summer Institute for K-12 Educators explores the evolution and the legacy of military institutions in America from the establishment of European colonies through the conclusion of…

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Theatre for a New Audience hosts K-12 teachers from across the country for this in-depth professional development program using a carefully integrated approach to explore text-based scholarship,…

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This intensive immersion into key problems and reforms of American history explores two centuries of the events, figures, and impact of the intertwined histories of abolitionism and the…