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Call for MARCH Bloggers

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers-Camden seeks bloggers on issues and trends in public humanities.

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PA Journal Seeks Articles

Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies, published by the Pennsylvania Historical Association, is issuing a call for articles to be included in a special issue on the centennial of the United States’ entry into World War I especially as it relates to Pennsylvania to be published in the Fall of 2017.

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One Special Publication in PA

The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography and Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies published a very special collaborative issue early in January of this year.

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Fall issue of Pennsylvania Legacies available

From H-Pennsylvania: The Fall issue of Pennsylvania Legacies is now available online and in print.  Visit JSTOR or  http://hsp.org/publications/pennsylvania-legacies/the-irish-in-pennsylvania to access this special issue focusing on the Irish in Pennsylvania. Maurice J. Bric, “Celebrating America and Remembering Ireland: Philadelphia’s Irish, 1790-1850”

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October is Archives Month

Since 2006, archivists from institutions around the country have created programs that serve to remind people that archives are saving the important documents of our shared history.

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Through a Lens, Clearly: The Civil Rights Movement in the Camera’s Eye

By Gail Friedman It has been more than 50 years since television news and picture magazines began bringing into American living rooms a spate of searing images from Little Rock, Birmingham, Montgomery, Selma, and Washington, D.C., heightening the visibility and

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Student Community Action Tours: Using the Humanities to Develop Leadership and Inspire Change

In the summer of 2012, middle school students in a leadership training program hosted by the advocacy group Asian Americans United in Philadelphia read about local resistance to plans to locate a new Phillies stadium in Chinatown a decade earlier. They then studied a map of the neighborhood and considered how siting the stadium there might have had different meanings for different groups – people who lived in Chinatown, people who worked there, local government, businesses and real estate companies, and the police, for example.

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