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Apply to NEH 2018 Summer Institute: Common Ground

Published: December 15, 2017

Common Ground is a two-week NEH Summer Institute for twenty-five K-12 teachers focused on the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (GAPE), from roughly the end of the Civil War to World War I. Led by State University of New York (SUNY-Cortland) historians Kevin Sheets and Randi Storch, Common Ground offers a comparative residential experience where… Read More

Open Position: Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Dean and Chair for Humanities

Published: December 12, 2017

Reporting to the campus president, the Dean and Chair for the Humanities’ primary responsibility is to design, manage, implement, supervise and evaluate all components of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center. Apply here. Read More

“On a Burning Deck” Uses Oral History for a Compelling Narrative

Published: November 13, 2017

In March 1917, Haskell Jones was nineteen years old when he stepped off a train in Akron. He had traveled from Mayfield, Kentucky, traveling north on the news that a good-paying job would be waiting for him when he arrived. After paying $16 for the train ticket, he had six… Read More

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