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History eNews from Emerging America - November 2, 2016

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Published on Tue, 11/01/2016

Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 3, Issue 32 for November 2, 2016


  • YOUR INPUT NEEDED by State survey on Civic Learning and Engagement.

  • Mark your calendars: ESE 2nd Annual Conference on Civic Learning & Engagement - May 8, 2017 - EM Kennedy Institute in Boston.


  • Feinberg Family Lecture Series: The U.S. in the Age of Mass Incarceration. Sponsored by UMass Amherst Dept. of History. No registration required. Do sign in!

    • Nov. 10, 4:30pm - “Alien” Incarcerations: Migrants in Detention. Panel

    • Nov. 15, 5pm - Historicizing the Carceral State: Race, Sex, and Power in Early America - Jen Manion from Amherst College



  • Whole Picture Film Contest - Grades 3-12. Issues-based program in 4 Western MA Counties.

  • New from the fabulous Periodic Table of the Presidents! Periodic Table of Presidential Elections.

  • American Antiquarian Society - Worcester

    • Nov. 3, 7pm -  Patricia Crain, author Reading Children - 19th Century Schoolroom Emphemera

    • Nov. 15, 7pm - Patrick Rael - “Did Nat Turner Confess?”

  • Mass Historical Society - also see Presidential papers of Adams, JQ Adams, & Jefferson

    • Nov. 5, 9am - 3:30pm - Teacher Workshop - Election Propaganda from Adams to Roosevelt - $25

    • Nov. 16, 6pm - John Adams’s Republic - Richard Alan Ryerson

  • Nov. 5, 3pm - Greenfield Museum of Out Industrial Heritage - Gauging the Past/Calibrating the Future

  • Leventhal Map Center, Boston Public Library.

    • Nov. 10, 6pm - Vermeer’s Mania for Maps

    • Also see Maps of Boston at the Langham Hotel 250 Franklin Street, and Maps of the New England Coast at the Boston Harbor Hotel 70 Atlantic Ave.

  • Dec. 2-4 - National Council for the Social Studies conference - Washington

  • Dec. 3, 9am-4pm, Amherst College. Navigating Native Spaces – teaching Native American history, culture, & contemporary issues - for secondary teachers. Apply. 5 Colleges.

  • Nov. 19 - Mar. 12 - Salem - Peabody Essex Museum - Shoes: Pleasure and Pain.

    • Thru 2017 - Importing Splendor: Luxuries from China, & Celebration in Chinese Art

  • Woodrow Wilson HistoryQuest Fellowship’s intensive preparation in game-based learning for U.S. history teachers (gr. 6–12) includes a weeklong summer institute in Princeton, expenses paid.

  • Echoes and Reflections - Holocaust Studies program online courses.

  • Political & Civic Involvement Opportunities for Mass HS & College Students to volunteer on campaigns for state representative running in November's elections. For info

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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.