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- Del Mar College's Mexican-American studies course open to Continuing Education students
Del Mar College is opening its eight-week Mexican-American studies course to community members who want to see history, politics and literature from a new perspective.
- DeSoto County African American Symposium honorees
Special to the Times-Tribune HERNANDO—A diverse selection of individuals who make a difference in their community will be saluted during a gala event at the Gale Center in Hernando tonight as the Second Annual B-Annual Gala of the African American History Symposium gets under way.
- U.Va. historian wins American History Book Prize
History Prof. Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy will receive the American History Book Prize, the University announced Wednesday. O’Shaughnessy will receive a $50,000 prize, a medal and the title of “American History Laureate.”
- ‘Forward 54th!’ Stages of Healing Salutes African American History
Closing out African American History Month and providing a respite for patients, families, staff and visitors at Walter Reed Bethesda, the medical center’s Stages of Healing sponsored a performance of Mary Hall Surface’s “Forward, 54th!” in the America Building atrium on Feb. 26.
- Milestone Documents Expands to Provide New Content for Chinese, African American, and Religious History Courses
Milestone Documents is expanding the courses it can serve as an innovative, affordable, digital alternative to traditional textbooks and document readers. The resource now includes a rich set of key documents ...
- Free talk on slavery in WNC Saturday in Asheville
ASHEVILLE — Earl Ijames, N.C. Museum of History curator of African American history, will present a program on slavery and freedom twice on Saturday: at noon at the Mountain Gateway Museum in Old Fort, and at 4 p.m. in Asheville at the Western Regional Office of the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources, 176 Riceville Road in Asheville.
- American Idol 2014: Why Harry Connick's Jr.'s feedback falls on deaf ears
American Idol 2014 recap: On Wednesday night, Harry Connick Jr. provided the most honest and constructive feedback of any American Idol judge in history. Unfortunately, everyone seemed to think that critical thinking was a real bore; including his fellow judges.
- Boston University professor to lecture on 'New American Militarism' at UM
Author and Boston University professor of international relations and history Andrew J. Bacevich will deliver a lecture titled “The New American Militarism” as part of the University of Montana President’s Lecture Series at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the University Center Ballroom.
- Book on Losing British Generals Wins American History Prize
Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy’s “The Men Who Lost America" is the winner of the New-York Historical Society’s annual American history book prize.
- Wright museum's creative thinking hustles up patrons
Outside, it's a cold, gloomy Sunday night. But under the great rotunda inside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 30 people are rocking out to 'Cupid Shuffle'