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Recapping CSU African Public Humanities Symposium

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On September 2, the Center hosted “The Public Humanities and Modern Africa: An Interdisciplinary Symposium” in the Fenn Tower Ballroom. Sponsored by the CSU College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Cleveland Council on World Affairs, Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County, and CSU Black Studies Program, the symposium attracted more than 150 attendees from […]

Save the Date: Public Humanities and Modern Africa Symposium

Village outside Kisumu with Airtel mobile money transfer office at left. Photo by J. Mark Souther. All rights reserved.

UPDATE: Registration is now open for “The Public Humanities and Modern Africa: An Interdisciplinary Symposium.” Visit the site and register now! On Wednesday, September 2, 2015, Cleveland State University will host “The Public Humanities and Modern Africa: An Interdisciplinary Symposium.” Sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences in cooperation with the Cleveland […]

New Director

Mark Souther, associate professor of history, was appointed Director of the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities on August 12, 2013. ¬†Previously co-director, Souther assumed sole directorship following Mark Tebeau’s departure to become Director of Public History at Arizona State University. ¬†Souther and Tebeau co-founded CPHDH in 2008 to focus and coordinate their collaborative […]

April 22nd Event: Vittorio Marchis “Autopsy of a Machine”

Internationally renowned for his performative public history, Vittorio Marchis is coming to Cleveland to perform an autopsy of a 1940s electrocardiograph machine (ECG), and to discuss technologies for viewing the body, including X-Ray and ECG. Combining performance art with a deep under¬≠ standing of historical objects, Marchis will look inside the historical machines that have […]