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CFP Deadline Extended: The Art of Remembrance: Family, Art and Memory in New England

CALL FOR PAPERS

Deadline Extended: December 19th, 2016.

The Art of Remembrance: Family, Art and Memory in New England

A one-day symposium sponsored by Historic Deerfield, Inc. and the Grace Slack McNeil Program for Studies in American Art at Wellesley College.

Date: Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Location: Historic Deerfield, Deerfield, MA

An Assault on History: Cultural Heritage Sites in Iraq and Syria in the Age of ISIS

A presentation: An Assault on History: Cultural Heritage Sites in Iraq and Syria in the Age of ISIS, will be given at the Hagaman Memorial Library at 227 Main Street in East Haven CT,  April 7th at 7 p.m. by Prof. Eckart Frahm, Professor of Assyriology at Yale University. The presentation concerns the destruction of heritage sites and antiquities.

Connecticut State Library Announces Next Set of Newspaper Titles to be Digitized

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

Contact: Gail Hurley

(860 704-2222)

Gail.Hurley@ct.gov

 

Date: January 25, 2016

 

The Connecticut State Library is pleased to announce that it has chosen three newspaper titles to be digitized as a result of an additional award for $250,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to continue digitizing historically significant Connecticut newspapers through the National Digital Newspaper Program.

 

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