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Souther on Hough 50th Anniversary

This July is the 50th anniversary of the Hough Riots in Cleveland. For teachers in Northeast Ohio, the events surrounding the commemoration are a great way to augment discussions of racial tension, urban spaces, and local history in the classroom. CSU history professor J. Mark Souther, a public historian who leads the Cleveland Historical project and Center for […]

April 28: Map Walk in SC Atrium

All CSU students and community members are invited to Dr. Stephen Cory’s annual Map Walk in the SC Atrium on April 28 from 8:30 am-8 pm. The Map Walk features over 500 tactical pilotage charts which make up a world map the size of basketball court. This year, the walk features the Middle East and […]

April 15: Migration Teacher Symposium

We cordially invite all CSU students, faculty, and community members to the “Migration in Global Context: History, Narrative, and Project-Based Learning” Teacher Symposium on April 15, 2016.  For the full schedule and materials from the presentations visit The symposium will run from 9 am to 4 pm and include panels on using project-based learning techniques […]

April 13: Global Cafe at the ESC

From Nadine Grimm of the Education Service Center of Cuyahoga County: Dear educators and friends of global education:   The ESC of Cuyahoga County invites you to its Global Café lunch and program on Wednesday, April 13th, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with 19 international secondary teachers, who are participating in the International Leadership […]

March 30: Stark History of Medicine Lecture

The History of Medicine Initiative and Cleveland Clinic are co-sponsoring the lecture “The Past and Future of Human Research Regulation: Principles, Procedures, and the Changing Nature of Truth” by Dr. Laura Stark of Vanderbilt University. When: March 30 Where: Fenn Tower Ballroom All CSU students, faculty, and community members welcome!  

2016 CIFF Films for Social Studies

The Cleveland International Film Festival is around the corner! I am keeping up with the tradition to look through the schedule and see which films will be interesting and useful for History and Social Studies teachers. Every year key themes emerge from this list. Perhaps not surprising, this year’s dominant themes are migration, climate change, and race. Let’s get […]

April 15: Migration in Global Context: Call For Presenters

K-12 educators, pre-service teachers, and university-level educators are invited to submit proposals for the Migration in Global Context Teacher Symposium on April 15, 2016 at Cleveland State University. Abstracts are due March 11, 2016 on the symposium site: For more information contact Shelley Rose at  

Nov 12: Book Discussion: New Location MM Drawing Room

Please join us for the second “Migration in Global Context” event, a book discussion of Factory Girls by Leslie Chang on November 12 from 4-6 pm. NOTE: The discussion has been moved to the CSU Mather Mansion Drawing Room.  Details and campus map are available on the institute website: Thank you to the Educational Service Center […]

Nov 17: Film Screening “Tested”

Filmmaker Curtis Chin will be on campus to screen his film Tested. Here is the announcement from the College of Education and Human Services.  NOTE: space is limited so you must call to reserve a seat.   The College of Education and Human Services in collaboration with the Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement cordially invites […]

November 12: Factory Girls Book Discussion

The next “Migration in Global Context” Event is here! Please join us for a public book discussion of Leslie Chang’s Factory Girls. Chang reveals the everyday experiences of Chinese factory workers, primarily young women, who are part of the largest labor migration in the world today.  Date: 11/12/15 Time: 4-6 pm Location: CSU Student Center Rm. 315, […]

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