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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

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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) shoesor sandals” to understand their ideas and culture. Drogula is also a professor in […]

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Ping Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Nov 15

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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Ping Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 01

by Kristin Distel This year, the Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities celebrated an important milestoneits 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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Ping Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 04

  The Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities presents a free one-day workshop for secondary teachers on “Unelected Leaders: Americas First Ladies” with Dr. Katherine Jellison on Saturday, Nov. 18, at Ohio University. Jellison will present an overview of the role of U.S. first ladies from […]

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Ping Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 02

The Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities presents a free one-day workshop for secondary teachers on Tolkiens Middle Ages with Kate Hurley on Saturday, April 1, at Ohio University. Registration deadline: Thursday, March 23. To register, please email your name, home address, email address, and school […]

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Ping Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 02

Old photo of coal miners in AppalachiaThe Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities presents a free one-day workshop for secondary teachers on Culture and Coal in Appalachia on Saturday, Nov. 19, at Ohio University. The workshop features Dr. Geoff Buckley and Robert Gipe. The registration deadline is Monday, Nov. 7. To register, […]

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Ping Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 25

From-Page-to-Stage-photo of typingThe Charles J. Ping Institutefor the Teaching of the HumanitiespresentsFrom Page to Stage: The Process of Writing Plays. This one-day workshop for secondary teachers is Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Ohio University in Athens, OH. The workshop takes place from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. with an 8 p.m. playperformance. The 8 […]

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Ping Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 02

Ping Institute Much ado about Nothing artworkThe Charles J. Ping Institutefor the Teaching of the Humanitiespresents Much Ado About Nothing. This one-day workshop for secondary teachers is Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, at Ohio University in Athens, OH. The workshop leader is Dr. Sam Crowl, Trustee Professor of English and Founding Member of the Ping Institute. The […]

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Ping Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 25

Fourth Down and Out book coverThe Charles J. Ping Institutefor the Teaching of the Humanitiespresents The Case of theNovice Novelist:One Mystery Writers Journey. This one-day workshop for secondary teachers is Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Ohio University in Athens, OH. The workshop leader is Andrew Welsh-Huggins, author of Fourth Down and Out. Welsh-Huggins, a reporter […]

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Ping Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 10

Dr. Assan Sarr, Assistant Professor of History, was recently named an Untenured Fellow in the Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities. Sarr will begin his three-year term as a Ping Fellow in Fall 2014, in recognition of his teaching excellence and his commitment to humanities education […]

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Ping Institute news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jul 02

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