Invitation for submissions: New online platform for the Society for the History of Technology


Technology’s Stories, SHOT’s site for open-access scholarship on the history of technology invites submissions for their newly designed site. Technology’s Stories aims to engage scholars, students, and the interested general public with the usable past-that is, with stories that can help us make sense of contemporary technological challenges and aspirations. Continue reading

Active Learning Institute: Flipped Classrooms and Beyond (Workshop, June 6-8)

Deadline: May 5th 2017

The Active Learning Institute provides in-depth training for faculty interested in increasing active learning and preparing to flip their courses. During the Institute, participants explore the purposes and outcomes of active learning and apply research-based practices to the process of developing active, student-centered course units. Continue reading

Visualizing and Drawing Anatomy Workshop

Deadline: May 2nd 2017

This four-week workshop led by Kriota Willberg utilizes live models as well as anatomical illustrations from The New York Academy of Medicine’s historical collections to teach participants to look beneath the skin of the human body and draw the structures and tissues giving the body its shape and character. Continue reading

Call for Applications: Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden Curators’ Academy 2017

Deadline: April 30th 2017

This intensive 7-day study program offers the exiting opportunity to explore the rich Dresden collections, learn about major restoration projects, and study selected objects in depth. At the same time, participants will be able to learn about current developments in exhibition practice and discuss the challenges of contemporary museum work. Continue reading