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History eNews from Emerging America - October 26, 2016

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Published on Mon, 10/24/2016

Emerging America History eNEWS Vol. 3, Issue 31 for October 26, 2016

NEWS


FALL EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA  - Registration

  • 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. 27 - UMass - Rhonda Y. Williams author, The Search for Black Power in the 20th Century, and The Politics of Public Housing.

  • First to Fight: American Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) FREE. Postponed till Spring. Watch for date.

    • Nov. 1 - UMass - Concentration Camps, American Style: Japanese Americans & WWII. Franklin Odo, Amherst College.


RESOURCES @ THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

  • Oct. 25-26 - Online Conference - Library of Congress - 15 1-hr sessions over two days. Library specialists, instructional experts from Teaching with Primary Sources Consortium and K-12 leaders. Assessments and literacy to historical newspapers.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS TEACHER BLOG

  • Online Conf. (above) Keynote Tonya Bolden, author of books for young people. Post.

  • Multimedia - Audio Recordings from National Press Club, 1954-1989. Post.


OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS and RESOURCES - Statewide & on the Web

  • Oct. 27, 5:30pm - UMass Library - Richard Rabinowitz author Curating America.

  • Oct. 30, 2pm - Leverett Library. Louise Minks talk - Paupers and Poor Farms.

  • Oct. 31, 1pm - Holyoke Senior Center. Enchanted Circle Theater reading: The Things They Carried.

  • Leventhal Map Center, Boston Public Library. http://maps.bpl.org/events:

    • Nov. 2, 12:30pm and Nov. 18, 12:30pm - Gallery Tour of Shakespeare’s Here & Everywhere -

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

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