The National Endowment for the Humanities sponsors summer institutes for teachers on a wide range of U.S. history topics. Teachers participate in an in-depth study of the topic with scholars and peers. They also receive a generous stipend to cover expenses.
Zinn Education Project colleagues have alerted us to the institutes listed below. Many more are listed here.
Applications are due in early March. Check them out and spread the word.
- Inventing America: Lowell and the Industrial Revolution | June 26 – July 1, 2016; July 17 – July 22, 2016| Lowell and Concord, MA
- Freedom for One, Freedom for All? Abolition and Woman Suffrage, 1830s – 1920s |July 18–29, 2016 | New York, NY
- The Chinese Exclusion Act and Immigration in America | July 10– 22, 2016 | New York, NY
- A Reverence for Words: Understanding Muslim Cultures through the Arts | July 10–23, 2016 | New York, NY
- Rethinking the Gilded Age and Progressivisms: Race, Capitalism, and Democracy, and 1877 to 1920 | June 26-July 22, 2016 | Chicago, IL
Movement, Mobilization, and Militarization: World War II and the Home Front | June 27-July 1 and July 11-15, 2016 | Berkeley, CA
The Transcontinental Railroad: Transforming California and the Nation | July 10-15 and July 24-29, 2016 | Sacramento, CA
Cold War Home Front in Southern California | June 19-24, and June 26-July 1, 2016
Let us know if there are others that you recommend.