Author: Mariam Williams

Bard Graduate Center Focus Projects Series Expands with Two New Exhibitions

Chinese material culture and the first world’s fair held in the U.S. will be exhibited.

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March 11th: Harriet Tubman Day Celebrations in Delaware, Opening of National Park in Maryland

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center at sunrise.

The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center, Cambridge, Md, opens March 11, as Delaware celebrates Harriet Tubman Day.

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MAPACA Elects New President

Jordan M. McClain, Ph.D., is the incoming MAPACA president for 2017-2018.

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Dr. Michael J. Barsanti begins tenure at Library Company of Philadelphia

Effective Feb. 20, 2017, Dr. Michael J. Barsanti will succeed Dr. Richard Newman as the Library Company of Philadelphia’s Chief Executive Officer.

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Rutgers University-Camden to award 14th Librarian of Congress with honorary doctorate

Dr. Carla D. Hayden, the 14th Librarian of Congress, will receive an honorary doctor of Humane Letters from Rutgers University-Camden.

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CFP – New Jersey Council for the Humanities Seeking Public Scholars

The New Jersey Council for the Humanities is seeking public scholars to be humanities ambassadors and to create high-quality, humanities-based programs.

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New Book Explores Life of Ona Judge, Enslaved Woman Who Escaped George Washington in Philadelphia

A professor of black studies and history at University of Delaware has written the first full-length nonfiction account of the life of Ona Judge.

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