Federalism and Pandemics: A National Teachable Moment

“Emergencies are crucibles that contain and reveal the daily, slower burning problems of medicine and…

Special Webinar: Heroes of American Business

Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, Professor of Political Science at Ashland University and Executive Director of the…

Special Webinar: Heroes of the American Founding

Join Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, Professor of Political Science at Ashland University and Executive Director of…

Special Webinar: Heroes of American Medicine

Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, Professor of Political Science at Ashland University and Executive Director of the…

Special Webinar: American War Heroes

Join Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, Professor of Political Science at Ashland University and Executive Director of…

American Heroes Special Webinar Series

Building on the success of our Insights from History series of special daytime webinars, we…

Ralph Ellison

The theme of this year’s Teaching American History Saturday webinars is American Minds. Prominent scholars…

Insights from History: The Power of the Pulpit in Times of Crisis: From the American Revolution to the Coronavirus

Examine the role of religion and religious activity during times of crisis through a series…

Beyond the Amistad: The antislavery legislative career of John Quincy Adams

On February 21st, 1848 Representative John Quincy Adams rose on the House floor to vote…

Protecting the Health of the Body—and of the Body Politic: An Interview with Political Economist Brianne Wolf

We have known and appreciated Brianne Wolf since, shortly after earning her PhD from the…

Insights from History: The American Family in Times of Crisis: Education, Health Care, and the Trade-offs of Coming Home

The fifth episode in our "Insights from History" webinar series, hosted by Dr. Jeff Sikkenga…

245th Anniversary of Lexington and Concord

The story is one of the most familiar in American history. Though shrouded in myth,…

Contemporary Responses to the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

The assassination of President Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theater on April 14, 1865 brought an…

Insights from History: Fire in a Crowded Theater – Civil Liberties in Times of Emergency

As the current Coronavirus situation has continued, we are now faced with growing questions about…

Documents in Detail: Herbert Hoover’s Speech on the New Deal

Herbert Hoover's Speech on the New Deal (1932) was the focus of the 13 May…

Resources for Teaching Online: Webinars on Great Speeches

Speeches, orations, and addresses hold a special and central place in American political culture, and…

Insights from History: Bad Medicine? The Effects of Economic Emergencies on Liberty, Democracy, and Prosperity

Join Dr. Jeff Sikkenga, Professor of Political Science at Ashland University and Executive Director of…

Teaching Online While Supporting Distant Students

How are teachers we know around the country dealing with campus closures and the move…

Saturday Webinar: Ralph Ellison

Live show aired at 11am, Saturday, 2 May 2020, exploring the life, letters, and legacy…

Resources for Teaching Online: Webinars on Political Principles and Problems

Born of ideas and ideals, the American system of government was, and still is, unique…