Author: Mariam Williams

‘Champion for women’s history,’ William Penn historian, public scholar Mary Maples Dunn, dead at 85

Mary Maples Dunn, noted women’s historian, William Penn historian, and public scholar, died on March 19, 2017.

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CFP: Nineteenth Century Studies Association Annual Conference, “Vistas”

The NCSA committee invites proposals that explore the notion of the vista in the nineteenth century.

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Rutgers University-Camden Hosts “Diverse Unfreedoms and Their Ghosts”

This one-day conference brings together research on the diversity of practices, identities, and institutions of unfreedom in the U.S. and beyond.

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7th Annual Public History Community Forum Draws Capacity Crowd to Philadelphia

The 7th Annual Public History Community Forum was held Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in Franklin Hall of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia.

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American Jewish History Institutions in Philadelphia, New York Co-organize ‘1917,’ First Exhibition of Its Kind

‘1917: How One Year Changed the World’ is a collaboration between the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia and the American Jewish Historical Society in New York.

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‘See You in the Streets’–Art and Public History Q&A with Artist and Author Ruth Sergel

Q&A with author, artist, and agitator Ruth Sergel about her arts, humanities, public history, and social activism practice, writing ‘See You in the Streets,’ and more.

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New-York Historical Society Women’s History Gallery Inaugural Exhibition Celebrates Dolley Madison as ‘powerful force’

Saving Washington, the inaugural exhibition in the Joyce B. Cowin Women’s History Gallery at the New-York Historical Society, opens March 8, 2017.

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