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History eNews from Emerging America - October 14, 2016

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Published on Tue, 10/11/2016

Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 3, Issue 29 for October 13, 2016

NEWS

FALL EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA  - Registration

So what is fascism? How do I talk about it?  
  • First to Fight: American Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) FREE. Oct. 29 - Northampton - Breakouts in Spanish and in English. Led by Kelley Brown, Easthampton HS. Peter Carroll, Stanford Univ., & Sebastiaan Faber, Oberlin College.
  How do I engage students in community projects?
  • Authentic Historical Writing: Inspiring Students with Experiential Learning & Primary Sources. FREE. Oct. 20, Nov. 3, & Dec. 8. 4:00-7:15pm. With: Western Mass Writing Project, Springfield Armory National Historic Site, Veterans Education Project.
How can I earn required 15 hours of PD for Special Education?
  • Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources. Oct. 25 & Nov. 10 - 8:00am-4:00pm; Dec. 20 - 4-6pm. Northampton - Meet 15-hour requirement for license renewal re SPED. Taught by veteran classroom teacher, Laurie Risler, Westfield State University & CES. $65. Lunch/dinner & materials provided. Option for 1 grad credit Westfield State - extra fee of $125.
How can I support education for Social Justice?
  • 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!
 
  • Oct. 13, 4pm - UMass - U.S. Neoslavery: A History of the Prison Industrial Present - Dennis Childs, University of California, San Diego.
  • Oct. 17, 4:30pm - UMass - Chained in Silence: A History of Black Women and Convict Labor - Talitha LeFlouria, Univ. of Virginia.  
 

RESOURCES @ THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

  • Oct. 25-26 - Online Conference - Library of Congress - 15 1-hr sessions. Highlights:
    • Oct. 25 - 4pm - Tonya Bolden on New Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    • Oct. 25 - 5pm - What’s New at the Library of Congress?
    • Oct. 25 - 6pm - SHEG - Beyond the Bubble: Historical Thinking Assessments
    • Oct. 25 - 7pm - How Did Slaves Gain Their Freedom During the Civil War?
    • Oct. 26 - 4pm - Kindergarten Historians
    • Oct. 26 - 5pm - Project Zero - Artful Thinking
    • Oct. 26 - 6 pm - Eagle Eye Citizen: Interactive Engagement with Civics and Primary Sources
    • Oct. 26 - 7pm - David Hackett Fischer: Questions are the Engines of Intellect

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS TEACHER BLOG

  • Presidential Elections – historical resources. Post.
  • “The Technicolor Adventures of Catalina Neon” Online project of U.S. Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera. Post.

OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS and RESOURCES - Statewide & on the Web

    • Oct. 14 - 4-6:30pm - Smith College Art Gallery Open House for Educators.
    • Oct. 13 - 7pm - American Antiquarian Society “An Inside Story of African American Imprisonment before Emancipation” - Caleb Smith.
    • Mass Historical Society
      • Oct. 22 - 9am-3:30pm $10 - “Survival Guide to the Dreaded History Project” 10 PDPs.
      • Nov. 3 - 6:30pm (reception 5:30) - “Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College?”
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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.