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History eNews from Emerging America- April 1, 2016

Published on Fri, 04/01/2016

HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 3, Issue 12 for April 1, 2016

  • April 4-6, Sturbridge - Northeast Regional Conference for the Social Studies - It’s not too late! Check out the excellent program: Library of Congress TPS workshop April 4 on Multimedia Primary Sources.

FREE – Library of Congress TPS @ the Collaborative

Register for the following:

  • Springfield - April 9, May 9, & June 13 - America’s Warriors in the Modern Era: World War II to Iraq. Vietnam scholar Chris Appy. Build lessons. Free history grad credit.

Speak to veterans.

Register here or as noted.  † = 1 Grad credit History.  * = 1 Gen Ed grad credit. Fees to register credit.


Library of Congress Teacher Blog

  • Fairy Tales - Recordings and Children’s Books Post.

  • Little Green Men? - Great Moon Hoax Post.


  • American Antiquarian Society Speaker Series: April 14 @ 7pm, Re-envisioning Black “Book History” by Eric Gardner, Speakers later in spring include T.H. Breen & Nathaniel Philbrick

  • April 6 - When the Road Came Through, free presentation by Barry Ceitz, 7pm Coolidge Museum

  • April 12, 5:30pm EST - Webinar - Teaching Tolerance - Selecting Texts for Diverse Learners.

  • April 14 - Mass Service Day 10am-12pm, Mass State House, RSVP Here

  • April 19, 5:30pm EST - Webinar - Teaching Tolerance - Teaching about Extreme Prejudice.

  • April 21 - Poetry as History: The American Sense of Place, reading and talk by Peter Carroll, 11am West Wing Gallery, Karen Sprague Center for Cultural Arts, AIC Springfield

  • April 24 - 2pm Line of Forts: 18th Century Defensive Line - Yale’s Michael Coe. Old Deerfield.

  • April 24th - 2:00pm. Meet Lucy Stone: Unsung Heroine of 19th Century - Abolitionist, feminist. Springfield Armory National Historic Site.


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Karen Albano

former History eNews Editor, Emerging America
Karen Albano worked with Emerging America from 2015-2020, contributing to many facets of the program including developing curriculum, improving the accessibility of the website to educators, overseeing social media outreach, and editing the History eNews.