Tag Archives: European History

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 […]

Mark Cole: Faculty Spotlight

We are pleased to feature Dr. Mark B. Cole as our first Social Studies @ CSU Faculty Spotlight! Dr. Cole began teaching as a College Associate Lecturer in the History Department at Cleveland State University in Fall 2014. A native of Ohio, he received his PhD in Modern European History from the University of Florida, […]

April 14: Cincinnati Teacher Workshop on Auschwitz

Professional Development Opportunity in Cincinnati: Liberation and Rebuilding after Auschwitz: A Workshop for Educators Tuesday, April 14, 2015 National Underground Railroad  Freedom Center  50 East Freedom  Way Cincinnati, OH 45202   Join us on April 14 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and Bergen Belsen concentration camps. Tour the temporary exhibit, Unlocking […]

February 3: Public Lecture on the Black Death

The History of Medicine Initiative invites you to a public lecture on the Black Death by Professor Sharon De Witte on February 3 at 5 pm.  All CSU students, faculty, alums and friends are welcome! Are you on Twitter? Follow the History of Medicine Initiative for more events like this! @medhumcsu

Cincinnati Holocaust educator workshops

There some exciting events for teachers coming up at the Cincinnati Center for Holocaust and Humanity! April 10: “Holocaust Film and TV: The Ethics of Visual Memory” Workshop led by Dr. Wulf Kansteiner Professor of History at Binghamton University and author of In Pursuit of German Memory (2006).  Kansteiner will also give a public lecture, The Future of […]

March 27: Walesa: Man of Hope at CIFF

Professor Rose has tickets available for CSU Students this Thursday, March 27 screening of Walesa: Man of Hope at 11:15 am at the Cleveland International Film Festival at Tower City Cinema.  Come check out the film and join us for coffee and discussion afterwards! Sign up here to reserve a ticket:  goo.gl/G6SfFe  

CIFF Films for Social Studies

The CIFF is almost here!  As I browsed the Cleveland International Film Festival College Program schedule today I made a list of films that could be useful to Social Studies and history teachers.  The list grew and grew, so I concluded this is a task best crowdsourced! Here is my list of CIFF films that […]

November 20: Discussion of the Destruction of the Polish Elite Exhibit

The Michael Schwartz Library at CSU is hosting the exhibit “The Destruction of the Polish Elite: Operation AB-Katyn” through November 21.  This exhibit focuses on Soviet and Nazi efforts to cripple Polish resistance during World War II and highlights the victims of the Katyn massacre and Operation AB.   Come on Wednesday November 20 at 4 […]

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