Ping Summer Institutes

Dr. Marie Claire Wrage leads a discussion about a Holocaust memoir in 2014. Photo by Ben Siegel
Dr. Marie Claire Wrage leads a discussion about a Holocaust memoir in 2014. Photo by Ben Siegel

In addition to the one-day workshops for school teachers, the Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities also sponsors an annual week-long Summer Institute for high school teachers. Teachers throughout Ohio and the surrounding region are invited to participate in the summer institutes. In addition to financial support from the Ping Institute, the summer programs have received funding from the Ohio Humanities Council and the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation.

Recent Summer Institute Events

Summer Institute for Teachers | Democracy and Totalitarianism: Historical and Literary Lenses, June 14-16

6 months 3 weeks ago

The Charles J. Ping Institute for the Humanities proudly presents: “Democracy and Totalitarianism: Historical and Literary Lenses,” a three-day workshop for high school teachers of the humanities on June 14-16, 2022. What are the unique features of a democracy? What are the conditions for and consequences of totalitarianism? Can democracies […]

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

1 year 7 months ago

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

3 years 6 months ago

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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