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Ohio University President Roderick McDavis and Dr. John Kopchick present Professor Tom Carpenter with the Distinguished Professor Award in 2014. Photo by Lauren Pond
Ohio University President Roderick McDavis and Dr. John Kopchick present Professor Tom Carpenter with the Distinguished Professor Award in 2014. Photo by Lauren Pond

Events for Faculty and School Teachers

Recent News from the Ping Institute

Ping Institute Teacher Workshop | Competition Among the Jihadis: ISIS, Al Qaeda and Beyond, Nov. 13

Dr. Nukhet Sandal, portrait in Baker Center atriumThe Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities proudly presents “Competition Among the Jihadis: ISIS, Al Qaeda and Beyond,” a workshop for high school teachers led by Dr. Nukhet Sandal. The workshop will be held online from 9 a.m. to noon on Nov. 13, 2021. Those wishing […]

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Posted on 10/11/2021

Schoen will help elevate humanities in new Ping Institute professorship

Dr. Brian Schoen, portraitFrom Ohio University News Dr. Brian Schoen brings his expertise in teaching the humanities and connecting with the community to his new role as the James Richard Hamilton/Baker and Hostetler Professor of the Charles J. Ping Institute for Teaching of the Humanities. The Ohio University Board of Trustees made the […]

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Posted on 06/22/2021

Ping Institute for Teachers Summer Workshop | Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in the Ancient World, June 16-18

Images of ancient Romans and GreeksThe Charles J. Ping Institute for the Humanities proudly presents: “Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in the Ancient World” a three-day workshop for high school teachers of the humanities on June 16-18. How old are concepts such as race and ethnicity? How did ancient Greeks and Romans define and describe people […]

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Posted on 05/06/2021

Ping Institute Teacher Workshop | A Short History of Racism from 1619 to Black Lives Matter, April 10

Katherine Jellison, portraitThe Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities proudly presents an online workshop for high school teachers, A Short History of Racism from 1619 to Black Lives Matter, on April 10, from 1 to 4 p.m. Ohio University history professors Katherine Jellison and Brian Schoen will explore […]

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Posted on 03/02/2021

Ping Institute Teacher Workshop | A Short History of Racism in American Medicine, Law and Policing, April 17

Dr. Jacqueline Wolf, portraitThe Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities proudly presents an online workshop for high school teachers, A Short History of Racism in American Medicine, Law and Policing, on April 17, from 1 to 4 p.m. Ohio University Social Medicine Professor and Historian Jacqueline Wolf and African […]

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Posted on 03/02/2021

Call for Applicants for a Distinguished Teaching Professorship in the Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities

The Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities invites members of the Ohio University Humanities faculty to apply for a position in the Institute as the J. Richard Hamilton/Baker and Hostetler Professor of Humanities. Applicants should be outstanding teachers with a dedication to promoting and teaching the […]

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Posted on 02/11/2021

Ping Institute for Teachers Summer Workshop | Close Reading, Close Playing: Video Games, Pedagogy, and the Humanities Classroom, June 5-7

Chang and students plot their next moves in a game of Archaea.The Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities presents a free three-day summer workshop for secondary teachers on Close Reading, Close Playing: Video Games, Pedagogy, and the Humanities Classroom with Dr. Edmond Y. Chang on June 5-7, 2019. Chang is Assistant Professor of English at Ohio University. […]

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Posted on 06/02/2019

Drogula Brings Passion for Humanities as New Ping Institute Director

Fred Drogula, portrait in hallwayBy Sierra Heilman Dr. Fred Drogula, the new director of the Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities, wants to champion the humanities and challenge his students to “put ourselves in (ancient people’s) shoes…or sandals” to understand their ideas and culture. Drogula is also a professor in […]

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Posted on 11/15/2018

Ping Institute Teacher Workshop | A Midsummer Night’s Dream, March 24

Julie Taymor's A Midsummer Night's Dream  The Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities presents a free one-day workshop for secondary teachers on “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” with Dr. Samuel Crowl on Saturday, March 24, at Ohio University. Crowl will offer a brief overview of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Performance on […]

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Posted on 03/01/2018

Ping Institute Celebrates 20th Anniversary

by Kristin Distel This year, the Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities celebrated an important milestone—its 20th anniversary of providing cutting-edge continuing education for secondary teachers and humanities faculty. The Ping Institute, which was founded by the Ohio University Board of Trustees, is widely recognized for […]

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Posted on 12/04/2017