William & Mary: Eight Year Report of the Lemon Project

This article recapitulates some recent developments at W&M as it continues to examine and document its complicity with slavery and segregation.   It includes a link to the eight year report encompassing activities, accomplishments, research, and directions for the future.

https://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2019/qa-jody-allen-on-the-impact,-future-of-the-lemon-proj...

 

 

Teaching Confederate Monuments, Historical Memory

In tandem with the first post in a discussion series dedicated to following ongoing contests, debates, and discussions surrounding Confederate monuments named Confederate Symbols in Monument and Memory, teaching resources that investigate and contextualize the erection of monuments to Civil War participants provide a framework for teaching and learning.

Conference Report: Traces of the Slave Trade in the Holy Roman Empire and its Successor States. Discourses, Practices, and Objects, 1500–1850

Dear H-Slavery Subscribers, 

We are delighted to share our most recent conference report, by Annika Bärwald of the Department of History at the University of Bremen:

Traces of the Slave Trade in the Holy Roman Empire and its Successor States. Discourses, Practices, and Objects, 1500–1850, University of Bremen, November 29, 2018 to December 1, 2018.

Kind Regards, 

Conference Report: Traces of the Slave Trade in the Holy Roman Empire and its Successor States. Discourses, Practices, and Objects, 1500–1850

H-Slavery thanks Annika Bärwald of the Department of History at the University of Bremen (a.baerwald@uni-bremen.de)  for the following report on the conference, “Traces of the Slave Trade in the Holy Roman Empire and its Successor States. Discourses, Practices, and Objects, 1500–1850.”

NCDNCR internships for students at HBCUs

The Historically Black Colleges/Universities (HBCU) & Minority Institutions of Higher Education (MIHE) Internship is a paid, ten-week program designed to expose, engage and educate students by giving them tangible, real-world experience with various divisions within the department.   We have partnered with North Carolina’s HBCUs and MIHEs to provide this opportunity to rising Juniors, Seniors and Graduate Students.

1845—Washington DC’s First Thanksgiving

1845—Washington’s First Thanksgiving

In November of 1845 Washington’s newspapers, including the National Intelligencer, and The Union, reported on Mayor William Winston Seaton’s proclamation of November 27 as a “Day of Thanksgiving,” it being the city’s first observance of the holiday. Maryland’s Governor Thomas Pratt had issued a Thanksgiving proclamation earlier in October, also setting November 27 as the day for that states’ observance.

H-Net's Transition Headquarters

At the close of our 25th birthday and as part of our review of existing institutional hosting arrangements, H-Net is requesting proposals from educational, academic, or research institutions to host our administrative and technical headquarters. We have created this page to provide essential information to prospective bidders and offer guidance in preparing initial letters of interest.

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