Programs

Signature programs

For business leaders, policymakers and elected officials on societal issues through the lens of historical scholarship.

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Preparing historians to contribute to society in numerous fields.

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Giving graduate and undergraduate history students the chance to develop skills to communicate history in today’s complex media environment.

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For teachers, students, historians and journalists.

Infusing more historical scholarship into local journalism.

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Weekly discussions on how history is utilized by political and societal leaders, reported in the news media, and responded to by historians.

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Funded projects

National

newspaper

An ongoing project digitizes ads from former slaves. The Lepage Center proudly funded a portion of the research.

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washington_post

A new blog from The Washington Post that explores parallels between today’s political climate and history. The Lepage Center is a founding sponsor.

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namle

The National Association for Media Literacy Education is a national organization dedicated to media literacy that sees media literacy as an essential life skill for the 21st Century. The Lepage Center is proud to be a national partner.

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nhc

A project of the American Historical Association, the National History Center brings history and historians into the public arena by providing historical perspectives on current issues. The Lepage Center is a proud sponsor.

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Local

MARAC is a volunteer, regional consortium of archivists who live and work in the states of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, and in the District of Columbia. The Lepage Center was proud sponsor.

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National History Day is a year-long program that helps student develop the following critical skills and abilities for their future. The Lepage Center was proud sponsor.

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PubComm is a public history community forum organized by public history graduate students in Philadelphia. The Lepage Center was proud sponsor.

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The Scholars of Color Conference is devoted to connecting and celebrating the interdisciplinary research of scholars of color.

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Supported projects

Projects supported through in-kind donations

Woodlands

The Lepage Center was proud to lend equipment and financial support to a new podcast collaboration between the Woodlands Cemetery and Villanova University.

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General info:

Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Villanova, PA 19085
Tel: (610) 519-4660

Web: lepage@villanova.edu
Twitter: @LepageCtr

In person:

The Lepage Center is located on the campus of Villanova University, inside the St. Augustine Center, Room 410.

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Media inquiries:

Please contact the Villanova University media relations department.