Visit HIS 299 “Intro to Historical Studies” students at the “Cleveland Against the World: #Allin at the Great Lakes Exposition” project fair, November 10, 2016 from 8:30-9:45 am in Michael Schwartz Library. Light refreshments will be served.
Teachers: Election season lesson plan by History Department Graduate Assistant Genie Donley! Fall of 2016 is undoubtedly the most exciting time to be an American Government student. The 2016 presidential election has been in the news for the past year, and only gets more and more interesting as we creep closer to November. The entertaining […]
We are pleased to welcome Dr. Stephanie Hinnershitz to the History Department! Stephanie Hinnershitz joins the CSU History Department this fall as Assistant Professor of History. She earned her BA from Lock Haven University, her MA from Temple University, and her PhD from the University of Maryland. Hinnershitz is the author of Race, Religion, and […]
The anti-war movement during the course of the Vietnam War impacted American society and attempted to influence US foreign policy in Southeast Asia through various means. The anti-war movement began with mass demonstrations and protest actions before shifting to active resistance, including militancy in some instances. By the end of the Vietnam War, the anti-war […]
Selective Service during the War in Vietnam (The full text of the Selective Service Act, USC 50 Ch. 49 – Military Selective Service can be found here.) The Selective Service Act of 1948 was the basis of the United States’ modern draft system, used in both the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. All males between the […]
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).
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 […]
The InterReligious Task Force (IRTF) is a Cleveland-based interfaith group whose mission is to promote peace and human rights in Central America and Colombia. The group was founded after four churchwomen were raped and murdered in El Salvador on 2 December 1980. The women, Sister Dorothy Kazel, Sister Ita Ford, Sister Maura Clarke, and Jean […]
Social Studies Majors: Do you need HIS 312 or an equivalent Colonial/Revolutionary US history course next year to complete your major? Let us know by filling out this survey: https://goo.gl/XqY8rV Let me or Dr. Jose Sola know if you have any questions.
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 […]