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Logistics and Academic Resources
COVID-19 Protocols for In-Person Sessions
In accordance with New York City’s Key to NYC program, all visitors to New York City museums age 12 and over are required to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. As such, all applicants who receive an invitation to participate in the Institute must provide proof of vaccination when accepting their offer. This will ensure that all participants are able to enter our building and participate fully in our in-person program at N-YHS and our field trip / partner locations.
Other protocols, including masking and social distancing, will be determined and clearly communicated when offers are made to accepted applicants. All participants will be required to adhere to the safety protocols put in place by New-York Historical Society staff.
Housing for In-Person Sessions
New-York Historical Society is currently exploring housing options in college and graduate student residential facilities that are within a subway ride away from our location on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. All options include single-occupancy rooms with private bathrooms and strict cleaning and filtration protocols to eliminate risk to COVID-19. New-York Historical Society will arrange for discounted rates for participants and share this information with acceptances offers in Spring 2022. Participants are also welcome to make their own housing arrangements at a local hotel or other rental facility.
Participants must cover the cost of housing and may put their stipend towards this expense. New-York Historical Society will provide a prepaid MetroCard to cover the cost of commuting to and from our meeting location each day.
Technical Requirements for Virtual Sessions
All virtual sessions will be held on Zoom. Participants will be required to provide their own device that includes camera and microphone. Participants will be asked to keep their cameras on throughout the session in order to fully engage in the conversations and activities.
The New-York Historical Society
Redefining American Feminism: 1048-1977 will use the New-York Historical Society’s vast collections, exhibitions, installations, educational materials, and vibrant community of scholars to provide participants with a rigorous and focused training ground for expanded content and pedagogical knowledge.
Founded in 1804 as one of the country’s first collections-based educational institutions, New-York Historical is New York’s oldest museum and a nationally renowned research library. As such, it houses priceless objects, images, works of art, documents, manuscripts, and more pertaining to America’s past. Many of its collections are digitized and participants will be able to engage with its resources during synchronous and asynchronous sessions.
Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.