NEH Summer Institute for Schoolteachers: Addiction in American History

Grants and Contracts Details


The NEH Summer Institutes provide professional development opportunities for secondary schoolteachers. The institutes offer models of exemplary teaching and scholarship on a variety of topics related to the humanities. This institute on Addiction in American History will support the College of Medicine's educational and community outreach goals. It will draw on the Program Director’s teaching experience with secondary education and medical humanities, the subject area expertise of visiting and onsite program faculty, and the unique historical assets of Lexington, Kentucky- home to the nation’s central federal addiction treatment facility from the 1930s until the 1970s- to equip educators to address this timely yet enduring topic using the established humanistic techniques of historical analysis and close reading.
Effective start/end date10/1/1712/31/18


  • National Endowment for the Humanities: $146,611.00


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