Georgia Historical Society to Host 2017 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute

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Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
March 1, 2017
Location: 
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, History Education, Humanities, Public History

The Georgia Historical Society in Savannah will host the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer InstituteRecognizing an Imperfect Past: History, Memory and the American Public. College and university instructors are invited to apply. The institute will explore how Americans recognize, remember, and memorialize controversial people and events in our past. Through lecture, discussion, and site visits, participants will engage with leading scholars in exploring topics such as slavery, the Confederacy, the Jim Crow era, lynching, and the Civil Rights movement. The institute will be held June 11-23, 2017. Applications are due March 1, 2017. Visit http://www.imperfectpastinstitute.org/ for more information.

Contact Info: 

For more information, please contact Elyse Butler at nehinfo@georgiahistory.com