We are pleased to announce that the first 50 people to register for the conference will be reimbursed their fees–thanks to a generous grant from the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation. (Funds will be distributed at the conclusion of the conference.) What’s more, during the conference we will be awarding as many as 50 additional travel grants of up to $800 each to cover attendees’ travel expenses. Be on the lookout for further communications from CCHA on this opportunity!
DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS EXTENDED TO 8/31!
As we have all had difficulties teaching during the pandemic, we are extending the CFP deadline through the summer to allow folks ample time to relax and put their proposals together. The deadline for submissions is now Wednesday, August 31st! We hope to see all of our friends and colleagues in Cleveland, Ohio, for the conference this October 13-15 hosted by Cuyahoga Community College. The theme for this year’s conference is Truth, Justice, and the Humanities Way. More information concerning conference registration and hotel arrangements is currently available on the CCHA website, here.
Furthermore, we are pleased to announce that the first 50 people to register for the conference will be reimbursed their fees–thanks to a generous grant from the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation. (Funds will be distributed at the conclusion of the conference.) What’s more, during the conference we will be awarding as many as 50 additional travel grants of up to $800 each to cover attendees’ travel expenses. Be on the lookout for further communications from CCHA on this opportunity.
Proposals can be submitted at the following link or by clicking on the image below: www.tri-c.edu/CCHAproposals
The session tracks for the conference are The Arts; Civic Engagement and Democracy; Critical Thinking; Culture & Diversity; Digital Humanities; Environmental Issues; Evaluating Media & Informational Literacy; Social Justice; STEMM/STEAM; and the Traditional Humanities.
CCBC and JHU awarded $3.88 million from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
to support the schools’ Humanities for All 2.0 initiative
Collaborative efforts between the two schools help enrich students’ experience
Baltimore County, Md. – (Jan. 7, 2020), The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a combined $3.88 million to the Community College of Baltimore County and Johns Hopkins University to support collaborations between the two institutions on Humanities curriculum and pedagogy.
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The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) is undergoing a new data project to gather “quantitative and qualitative information about the status of architectural history as a field in higher education”. You are invited to take part in their upcoming survey, which will be available on the main SAH Data Project Page, HERE. In addition, be sure to check out the blog post “Four Questions for a Community College Architectural History Instructor” while you’re there. This Mellon-supported project is scheduled to be completed in December of 2020. More information will be forthcoming as the project progresses.
Should you have any questions or be interested in further information, you can feel free to contact the project’s researcher, Sarah M. Dreller, at email@example.com.
Innovative Practices in the Humanities
In the first of an ongoing series highlighting innovative practices in the humanities, the CCHA Deans’ Committee would like to highlight the work of Monroe Community College (MCC) in Rochester, NY.
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We are pleased to announce that CCHA has been awarded funding to begin planning a project aimed at outreach to high school students. The project, “What Does It Mean to be Human Today?”, will see a series of two-week seminars held at five colleges across the country. The five colleges are the Community College of Baltimore County in Baltimore, Maryland; Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York; Collin Community College in McKinney, Texas; San Diego Mesa College in San Diego, California; and Schoolcraft College in Livonia, Michigan.
The Teagle grant funds the planning of the seminars, which will take place in October of 2019. More information on the seminars will be posted as we have it. For now, we would like to congratulate those involved in the planning process and the five schools that will be participating in the project.
The following message comes from the National Council on Public History:
The National Council on Public History is in the midst of celebrating its 40th anniversary, and we are planning on capping the party off with our 2020 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia! Interested in joining in on the fun? Consider submitting a proposal for the conference which will run from March 18-21, 2020. Our theme for the conference will be “Threads of Change”, and all proposals will be due July 15, 2019. We look forward to hearing from you!
You can Download the NCPH 2020 CFP HERE
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is pleased to announce the 2019 Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellows. This is the first year of this program, which supports research projects from humanities and social science faculty who teach at two-year colleges. The program is made possible by a generous grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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