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History eNews from Emerging America - November 2, 2016

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

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.