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NEH Offering Summer Institutes for Teachers

Thursday, February 13, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kelly Riley
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The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is offering the following summer institutes:


  • Duke University will host The Civil Rights Movement: Grassroots Perspectives from July 6-24, 2020. Participants will learn the bottom-up history of the Civil Rights Movement and receive resources and strategies to bring it home to their students, so that they can see themselves in this history. Teachers will have the unique opportunity to learn from people who were key organizers in the Civil Rights Movement, and from leading scholars of that era. Teachers will receive a stipend of $2,700 in order to defray expenses.  Applications are due March 1, 2020.  Visit for more information.  
  • The Intrepid Museum will host The Cold War Through the Collections of the Intrepid Museum from July 20-31, 2020.  The institute will immerse participating teachers in scholarly research as well as the artifacts and oral histories in the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum’s collection that embody the Cold War era. Integrating content exploring the historical context of technological innovation, the Institute will serve a national group of 25 teachers in order to deepen their understanding and increase confidence in their ability to explore the subject thoroughly, critically and engagingly with their students. Participants will receive a stipend of $2,100 for the two-week institute.  Applications are due March 1, 2020. Visit for more information.