Tag Archives: World History

CIFF 2018 Social Studies Film List

The Cleveland International Film Festival is here! We are 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. This year’s dominant themes are education, geography, gender, and LGBQT+. Let’s get the […]

April 5: Film Screening “The Last Refugee”

Attend the 2018 Holocaust Remembrance events organized by Dr. Mark Cole! Film Screening The Last Refuge: The Story of Jewish Refugees in Shanghai Discussion and Q&A with Survivors after the Film When & Where: Thursday, April 5, 2018 6:00-8:00 PM Mather Mansion Ballroom-MM 301 2605 Euclid Avenue The Shanghai Jewish Museum traveling exhibit in Michael […]

April 3: Mapwalk in SC Ballroom

Have you ever wanted to travel to Egypt to see the pyramids, or Saudi Arabia to see the Great Mosque of Mecca? What about the Indonesian Islands and the African rainforest? On Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 10:00am to 6:00pm at the Cleveland State University Student Center Ballroom, SC 311 A-B-C-D-, SC 313-315 (2121 Euclid […]

March 30: Immigration Film Screening & Panel

Fresh Start: Refugees in America, Past and Present Date: Thu. March 30th, 2017, 6:00 pm-7:30 pm Location: Drinko Recital Hall, Music and Communication Building, Cleveland State University, 2001 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115 Film and Panel Discussion The term ‘refugee crisis’ has recently appeared in the media and in politics as Syrian refugees seek safety […]

April 6: Map Walk in Wolstein Center

Announcing the Spring Map Walk on April 6, in CSU’s Wolstein Center from 10 am to 3 pm. This event is free and open to the public. Bring your smartphone to follow QR code tours “The Journey of Ibn Battuta” and “The Mongol Conquest” developed by Professor Stephen Cory and CSU undergraduate/graduate students. Details: Date: April 6, 2017 […]

Jose Sola: Guest Post on El Salvador

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Dr. José O. Solá,  Associate Professor of History at Cleveland State University and member of St. Dominic’s Parish in Shaker Heights. Sola has traveled to El Salvador twice as a missioner and provides a different perspective on the history and memory of the four churchwomen killed on […]

Protest Voices in the Classroom: Anti-War Movement Lesson Plan

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 […]

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 […]

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