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History eNews from Emerging America- April 1, 2016

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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

History eNews Editor, Emerging America
Karen Albano began working with the Emerging America program in 2015. She is currently the editor of the weekly History eNews, and has contributed to many facets of the Emerging America program, including developing curriculum, improving the accessibility of the website to educators, and overseeing social media outreach.