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History and Education Announces Spring 2014 Course Lineup 

The History and Education program is pleased to announce a robust set of course offerings for Spring 2014: A&HH 4060 The History of Education in New York City Professor Weneck Tuesday 5:10-6:50pm The course examines the history of education in New York City over the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.  It does so …

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Burying the Image of “the Wounded Negro” 

Originally Published in Teachers College Research/Publications 11/19/2013 Edmund Gordon with Ernest Morrell, his successor as IUME Director. Photo Credit: Heather Van Uxem Lewis Puncturing the stereotype of “the wounded Negro” was the focus of the noted educator and African American historian Charles M. Payne in delivering the inaugural Edmund Gordon Lecture, delivered at TC in …

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History & Education Students Head to Nashville to Present their Research 

The History and Education program at Teachers College is proud that six of its doctoral students will be presenting their work at the annual History of Education Society conference this fall. The conference, which will be held in Nashville, Tennessee from October 31 through November 3, features distinguished educational historians and students from across the …

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History and Education hosts Educating Harlem working conference 

On October 10 and 11th, scholars from across the country came to Teachers College to share their new research on the history of education in 20th century Harlem. Sponsored by the Program in History and Education, the Institute for Urban and Minority Education, and the Center on History and Education, Educating Harlems first collaborative working …

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History and Education Students Go On Harlem Walking Tour 

Students in the History and Education program went on a walking tour of Harlem with community historian and tour guide John Reddick. The tour was organized by Professor Ansley Erickson for her “Harlem Digital Research Collaborative” course focused on the history of education in Harlem. Students met Mr. Reddick at the historic gates of City …

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Professor Cally Waite gives Keynote Address in the United Kingdom 

Associate Professor of History and Education and program coordinator, Professor Cally Waite, recently gave the Keynote Lecture at the United Kingdom's annual History of Education Society meeting at the University of Winchester. This year's conference theme was "Rulers, Rebels, and Reformers," and Professor Waite's talk, entitled, "Rebels by Design: The Historically Black College and University …

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History and Education Students Vist Studio Museum in Harlem 

This past Wednesday, February 27th, seven of our current Doctoral students visited the Studio Museum in Harlem, viewing the exhibit on Gordon Parks: A Harlem Family, 1967. Our group of students had a private, guided tour of the exhibit, and it was an engaging afternoon looking at the powerful photos of Gordon Parks. Below is …

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History and Education class participates in Book Talk with author of Color in the Classroom 

Together with the Gottesman Libraries, the Program in History and Education sponsored a Book Talk with historian Zoe Burkholder on February 28, 2012. Burkholder recently published Color in the Classroom: How American Schools Taught Race 1900-1954 (New York: Oxford, 2011). As described by the publisher, “Color in the Classroom reveals how …

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This Week at TC: The Society for the History of Children and Youth Conference (June 23-25) 

“The State of Children:  Politics and Policies of Childhood in Global Perspective” The Society for the History of Children and Youth is an international scholarly organization that places current controversies involving children in historical perspective. The SHCY’s sixth biennial conference will take place June 23-25 at Teacher’s College. Admission for TC students and faculty is …

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History of Education Society Annual Meeting 

Calling Fellow Graduate Students in Education, History, & related fields: Please join us for the History of Education Society annual meeting in Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 4-7, 2010 Highlights Include: * A special presentation by Bernard Bailyn, one of our nation’s eminent historians, about his contributions to the history of education * Excellent training and networking …

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