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2010

  • Spring, In Pursuit of Freedom: A Developing Collaboration to Tell the History of the Underground Railroad and the Anti-Slavery Movement in Brooklyn

2009

  • Fall, Can a Regional History Museum Be a Place to Think about the Future?
  • Summer, Humanities Work as Civic Investment: The Emerging Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia
  • Spring, Using Diversity to Reframe the Preservation Movement: Young Preservationists Association of Pittsburgh

2008

  • Fall, Starting a Museum: What is essential and what is not?
  • Summer, Interpreting the Civil War at Gettysburg
  • Spring, Acts of Civic Engagement: Confronting the History of 1960s Racial Disturbances

2007

  • Winter, Industrial History: What’s at stake and what’s possible (Bethlehem Steel)
  • Fall, Public History at Sites of Protest: Citizenship on the President’s House Viewing Platform
  • Summer, Historic site renovation nightmares that DIDN’T happen
  • Spring, Community archeaology in New Castle, DE

2006

  • Winter, Collaborative exhibits on suburbs in Westchester County
  • Fall, Creating a regional story, Washington/Rochambeau Route to Yorktown
  • Summer, Innovative leadership at Fort Ticonderoga
  • Spring, Whitman and NJ heritage tourism
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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA

Based at MARCH, with numerous community partners, The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia is a civic project to increase understanding of one of America’s greatest cities. From abolition and the American Revolution to yellow fever and zoos (with cheesesteaks, rowhouses, and hundreds of other topics in between), the digital Encyclopedia and print volume will offer the most comprehensive, authoritative reference source ever created for the Philadelphia region.

CONFERENCE CALENDAR

Oct
4
Sat
8:30 am Preservation in Practice: A Pri... @ Kean University
Preservation in Practice: A Pri... @ Kean University
Oct 4 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
From: New Jersey Historic Trust: This one-day workshop is open to all preservationists, but specifically geared toward those serving on a local commission. This program is designed to benefit both new and experienced commission members as well as being relevant
Oct
6
Mon
9:30 am Greater Philadelphia Visitor Exp... @ Chemical Heritage Foundation
Greater Philadelphia Visitor Exp... @ Chemical Heritage Foundation
Oct 6 @ 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
Organizers of the Greater Philadelphia Visitor Experience Conference have announced the date of their 2014 event.  This year’s conference will be held October 6, 9:30am-6:30pm at the Chemical Heritage Foundation at 315 Chestnut Street, in Philadelphia. Proposals are due by
Oct
9
Thu
4:52 pm 1st Annual African and African D... @ CUNY Staten Island
1st Annual African and African D... @ CUNY Staten Island
Oct 9 @ 4:52 pm – Oct 10 @ 5:52 pm
From H-Net: The African American Studies Program (soon to be African and African Diaspora Studies Program) at the City University of New York, College of Staten Island announces its First Annual AFRICAN AND AFRICAN DIASPORA STUDIES CONFERENCE to be held
Oct
15
Wed
all-day CFP: Learning from the Reservati... @ Deadline
CFP: Learning from the Reservati... @ Deadline
Oct 15 all-day
From MuseWeekly: The National Council for Preservation Education seeks proposals for a conference titled “Learning from the Reservation: Using the Traditional Cultural Place Perspective for Better Decision Making in a Diverse Cultural Landscape.” Deadline: October 15, 2014.  The conference is to highlight
all-day CFP: Society for Applied Anthrop... @ Deadline
CFP: Society for Applied Anthrop... @ Deadline
Oct 15 all-day
From MuseWeekly: The Society for Applied Anthropology seeks proposals for papers, panels, or posters for its 75th annual meeting in Pittsburgh, PA on March 24 – 28, 2014. The theme is “Continuity and Change.” Deadline: October 15, 2014. Pre-registration for the conference is

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