August 1-5, 2011
The Ohio State University - Columbus
This institute will take a multidisciplinary approach to studying editorial cartoons and will incorporate the humanities disciplines of history, communications and art in order to improve American history teaching. Participants will learn how to conduct close readings and will gain a thorough grounding in the evolution of editorial cartoons, their purpose, and their intent. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to conduct research and work with primary source material at the Cartoon Library and Museum.
Check out the Institute schedule (Revised).
Benefits of Participation:
* 3-hours of graduate non-degree credit for participating in the institute and completing assignments
* Copies of the required texts and other reading materials
* Access to participant created, primary source-based, lesson plans
* A stipend totaling $240 to defray the costs of transportation, room, and board during the institute
Take a virtual tour of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum.
Construction will impact your visit to campus. Please visit the Campus Construction Map for details of road closures and traffic patterns.
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This program was made possible with the generous support of the Ohio Humanities Council, a state affiliate of the National Endowment of the Humanities.