HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 3, Issue 22 for August 11, 2016
Sept 6 is deadline to apply for 2016-2017 History Institute - Teaching in the Age of Mass Incarceration, sponsored by UMass Amherst Dept. of History & CES Emerging America. Apply by Sept. 6. Space limited. Teacher Institute. (See next item.)
Sept. 20 begins yearlong Feinberg Family Lecture Series: The U.S. in the Age of Mass Incarceration. Sponsored by UMass Amherst Department of History. Feinberg series. No registration required for the speaker series. Do sign in!
“Freedom,” by Ronnie Goodman. http://www.ronniegoodman.com
Used with permission.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Oct. 29 - Northampton - First to Fight: American Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) - In Spanish and English. (Date confirmed. Registration open soon!)
November 8 - Teaching Struggling Learners with Primary Sources - Intro workshop.
RESOURCES @ THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS - http://LoC.Gov/teachers
Library of Congress Teacher Blog
Five Questions with Ken Drexler, Digital Reference Specialist. Post.
Five Questions with Jaqueline Coleburn, Rare Book Cataloguer, Rare Book Room. Post.
OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS and RESOURCES
August to October. “A Life in Letters: Elizabeth Porter Huntington Sessions” Early Connecticut Valley life. (1813-1855). Mixed media installation by Kristin Malin. Info.
Sept. 8. 12:15pm. The Art of Illustrated Maps. John Roman. Springfield Museums.
Oct 22, 8:30am-12pm - 80th Anniversary of M-1 “Garand” Rifle. Springfield Armory National Historic Site.
Wednesday, Oct. 26 - Marlborough - Mass Council for the Social Studies - Fall Conference.
Free Lesson: “ISIS and American Foreign Policy” from Bill of Rights Institute.
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