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Recent Content

Non-Fiction Comics Workshop at the Vermont Folklife Center

Join us June 16, 2018 for Drawing from the Past: A Nonfiction Comics Workshop. Cartoonist Marek Bennett will teach the ins and outs of creating comics using primary source texts such letters, diaries, oral history transcripts & recordings, photographs and other materials.

We'll have examples on hand or bring your own!

Picturing Milwaukee: Sherman Park Field School June 4 to July 14, 2018

Picturing Milwaukee: Sherman Park
Summer 2018 Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures Field School
Buildings-Landscapes-Cultures, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Class Dates: June 4 - July 13, 2018; Final exhibit: July 21, 2018

Join us for an incredible and unforgettable experience this summer!

CfA: International Summer School of the Digital Interview Collections at the Freie Universität Berlin. (Application Deadline: May 20, 2018)

“Learning with Interviews. Video Testimonies of Holocaust Survivors in History and Civic Education.”(July 22-29, 2018)

Dear Colleagues,

CFS: History of Education Society Outstanding Book Award

Call for Submissions:

History of Education Society Outstanding Book Award


This award recognizes the most outstanding book on the history of education published during the previous year. This includes work on schooling as well as educational institutions and processes more broadly, concerning the U.S. and/or other locations. Works that use/focus on oral history are welcome submissions.  Only books copyrighted in 2017 are eligible for consideration for the 2018 prize. 


Criteria used to evaluate the books include: