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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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Schomburg Debuts Live from the Archive Series

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture recently debuted its Live from the Archive series with “Archives from the Black Atlantic.”

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University of Maryland and Dartmouth College to Host Crowdsourcing Workshop

The NEH has announced the award of a Cooperative Agreement to Dartmouth College and University of Maryland for a May 2015 event entitled ‘Engaging the Public: Best Practices for Crowdsourcing Across the Disciplines.'” The workshop will investigate how crowdsourcing works as an effective means for generating knowledge and connecting the public with cultural heritage resources.

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Families and Work Institute Gathering Information on Childhood Education Programs in Museums and Libraries

The Families and Work Institute is working on a new report to investigate the types of knowledge, expertise, and resources institutions are using to create children’s programming.

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New York Council for the Humanities Offers New Reading and Discussion Programs

From the New York Council for the Humanities: Applications are now open for the Council’s Reading & Discussion Programs for Adults, a program focused on bringing together community members for a series of thematically-linked, text-based conversations about important ideas. The programs are open to any tax-exempt organization in New York State. Organizations can pick from one of the following eight themes…

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Gingersnaps and Lemonade

The holidays are upon us and if you are surprised you haven’t been in a retail establishment since oh, mid-September. If the holidays—and specifically I mean Christmas—were a person it would be that kid who tries to sneak up on

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Dead People

This may be an odd time of year to be talking about this, after all Spring is the season for new life and renewal but some recent events have brought dead people across my path. As historians we deal with

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