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History eNews from Emerging America - September 20, 2016

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Published on Tue, 09/20/2016

HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 3, Issue 26 for September 20, 2016

NEWS

  • Nominate a Gilder-Lehrman Massachusetts History Teacher of the Year (2017 elementary).


FALL EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA  - Registration

  • Authentic Historical Writing: Inspiring Students with Experiential Learning & Primary Sources. FREE. Oct. 20, Nov. 3, & Dec. 8. 4:00-7:15pm. With Springfield Armory National Historic Site, Western Mass Writing Project, Veterans Education Project.

  • 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.

  • 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 Laurie Risler. $65. Lunch/dinner & materials provided. Option for 1 grad credit Westfield State (extra fee).

  • 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!

  • Sept. 20, 5:30pm. “Women, Incarceration & Carceral Feminism. UMass Amherst.

  • Sept. 28, 7:00pm. “The Circumference of a Prison: Youth, Race, and the Failures of the American Justice System.” UMass Amherst. - Reginald Dwayne Betts.


OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS and RESOURCES

  • Springfield Museums Named Smithsonian Affiliate. https://springfieldmuseums.org/smithsonian/

  • Sept. 20 - “One Hundred Years in the Making” - Teaching Tolerance on the new National Museum of African American History and Culture

  • Sept. 23, 6:00pm - Holyoke Public Library. “The Only Democratic Option for Puerto Rico: Status, Citizenship, and the Anti-Democratic U.S. Constitution.” Charles R. Venator Santiago Ph.D.

  • Oct. 1, 2pm - Springfield Armory. “Into the Jungle: Springfield Armory and the Vietnam War”

  • Oct. 9, 10, 23, 30, & Nov. 6, mid-day play - Cummington - “William Cullen Bryant at Home” Info.

  • Study Canada workshops in 2017. www.k12studycanada.org/scsi.html

  • George Washington Institute, Mount Vernon, Virginia - New Spring Residential Programs.

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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.