Category: News in Public Humanities

William Penn Foundation Names New Executive Director

Shawn McCaney will become executive director starting March 1, 2017.

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7th Annual Public History Community Forum

MARCH is co-sponsoring the 7th Annual Public History Community Forum. FREE with RSVP.

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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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CFP Deadline Extended for Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region Conference

The deadline for submitting proposals to the 2017 Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region Conference, “Oral History and the City,” has been extended to February 15.

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