Mass Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Meeting

When: 11/28/2017 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 75 Pleasant St, Malden, MA 02148, USA

This memorandum provides an overview of proposed revisions to the 2003 Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework and outlines anticipated next steps in the process, for discussion by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (Board)[…]

NERC 48: Power of Place: Where Social Studies Happen

When: 04/12/2018 – 04/14/2018 all-day
Where: Hartford Marriott Downtown, 200 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103, USA

Sponsor/Exhibitor Registration NERC 48 Press Kit NERC 48 Sponsor Levels PDF Hartford Marriott Downtown Reservations — Book Early! Limited Rooms Available at Group Rate Power of Place: Where Social Studies Happens Global citizenship requires one to understand[…]

Mass Council Spring Conference at Bridgewater State University

When: 03/08/2018 all-day
Where: Bridgewater State University

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Slavery and the Constitution: An NEH Institute

When: 07/08/2018 @ 8:00 am – 07/12/2018 @ 5:00 pm

Coming Soon in July 2018: Slavery and the Constitution is a new NEH Summer Institute designed to examine the relationship between slavery and the Constitution and will enable 25 faculty members from two- and four-year colleges[…]

Mass Historical Society: Revolution Song

When: 11/30/2017 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215, USA

There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30pm.Russell Shorto, New York Times Magazine$10 registration fee per person. (No Charge for MHS Members or Fellows) With America’s founding principles being debated today as never before, Shorto[…]

Mass Historical Society: Volunteerism and Civil Society in the Twentieth Century

When: 11/28/2017 @ 5:15 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215, USA

K. Ian Shin, Bates College, and Chris Staysniak, Boston CollegeComment: Timothy Neary, Salve Regina University This panel considers volunteerism as sponsored by ethnic and service organizations. Both essays challenge our notions of “belonging” in a[…]

Mass Historical Society: New Annotated African American Folktales

When: 11/27/2017 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215, USA

There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30pm.Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Harvard University, and Maria Tatar, Harvard University$10 registration fee per person. (No Charge for MHS Members or Fellows) This new publication presents nearly 150[…]