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Foreign-Exchanges

Summer Institute with the National Endowment for the Humanities

Foreign Exchanges: The U.S. and the Wider World in the Twentieth Century is a 3 week institute designed for teachers of U.S. and world history, English language arts, music/art, world languages, and some social sciences.
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The Volunteers: New Curriculum

Award-Winning WWI Curriculum for Teachers

Our set of six stand-alone lesson plans highlights a crucial but under-recognized facet of World War I: the history and legacy of volunteers and volunteerism.
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10

Global Read China: Boxers & Saints

Free Online Seminar

Join MacArthur Fellow and award-winning author Gene Luen Yang for an online discussion of his graphic novels.  Read More

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Japan & the World: Historical & Cultural Developments (5th Century - Present)

Winter Online Course

Explore Japan through its history, arts, and literature, with an emphasis on Japan post- 1853. This course integrates extensive consideration of the best pedagogical approaches to translate such learning into effective teaching.  Read More

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