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PEN America Free Expression Essay Competition

PEN America is inviting submissions for a national student essay competition about the role of free expression in today’s world. If you’re in high school or college, PEN America wants to know what you think about the threats to this crucial right! Essays will be judged for their originality, clarity of thought, and relevance to free expression by experts at PEN America and prominent guest judges. Winning essays will be published on PEN America’s website, and promoted on our social media channels. We are very pleased to offer a total of $6,500 in prizes to the competition winners.

New Book - The Patchwork of World History in Texas High Schools: Unpacking Eurocentrism, Imperialism, and Nationalism in the Curriculum, 1920-2021 (Routledge Research in Decolonizing Education)

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Author: Stephen J Jackson Title: The Patchwork of World History in Texas High Schools: Unpacking Eurocentrism, Imperialism, and Nationalism in the Curriculum, 1920-2021 (Routledge

Announcing Under the Baobab #15: Teaching and Learning World History in a time of 'Divisive Concepts'

The World History Association's Under the Baobab Series will commence with its first session in 2023 with session XV, “Teaching and Learning World History in a time of ‘Divisive Concepts.’ Baobab XV will take place Thursday, January 26 @ 7 pm EST. This session will not be recorded.

Call for essays - Why History Matters: American History Teachers Speak Out

Why History Matters: American History Teachers Speak Out

Consider Being Part of this Book

Submit an Essay by December 31, 2022.

We’ve selected the first group of original essays that will be included and we’re seeking more to complete the book, so we’ve extended the submission deadline until the end of the year.