July 21 & 23: Labor History Book Presentation & Film

NEO-based Labor Education and Arts Project (LEAP) is sponsoring a book presentation by Ahmed White and film screening (Mean Things Happening) on July 21 & 23 in Cleveland.  Full details in this flyer and at the LEAP Facebook page. Additional events will also be held in Youngtown (7/16) and Massillon (7/24).

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 […]

Amanda Gedeon: Summer Research Assistant

Hello! My name is Amanda Gedeon. I’m a film student here at Cleveland State, and I’ll be graduating in 2017 with minors in international film and history.  Afterwards, I hope to go on to graduate school abroad for film history and preservation. This summer I’m thrilled to be a part of the “Protest Voices: Using […]

Advising: History of Kenya-Fall 2016

History and Social Studies Majors: Check out Dr. Owino’s HIS 393: Special Topics course on the History of Kenya. It will be offered Fall 2016 and counts as a non-western/transnational sequence course for Social Studies majors and a great way to get experience in digital history and collaboration. Here is the course description: “The History […]

Protest Voices: Activist Oral Histories in Cleveland

Mark Souther and I are excited to announce our second collaboration sponsored by the CSU Office of Research Undergraduate Summer Research Program (USRA): “Protest Voices: Using Activist Oral Histories to Teach Historical Thinking.” This project builds on the successful combination of oral histories and pedagogy which led to the educator-­oriented website “History Speaks” (historyspeaks.clevelandhistory.org) in our USRA […]

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 […]

Social Studies @ CSU & CPHDH are hiring!

CSU undergraduates: Interested in honing your history research skills this summer?  The CSU Office of Research has generously funded two undergraduate summer 2016 research positions for Social Studies @ CSU and the Center for Public History and Digital Humanities (CPHDH)! Dr. Rose and Dr. Souther are leading a project called “Protest Voices: Using Activist Oral Histories to Teach […]

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