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Feedback Sought for Social Studies Standards - deadline Thursday Feb 22

From a message from Lauren Gallicchio, Division of Program Standards, Kentucky Department of Education:

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking feedback on the current social studies standards.

The state's current social studies standards have been taught in Kentucky classrooms since 2006. Standards outline what students are expected to learn in each grade to successfully transition to the next level of learning. The curriculum or methods and materials used to teach the standards is decided at the local level.

Encyclopedia of the Jackson Purchase

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Encyclopedia of the Jackson Purchase

The Jackson Purchase Historical Society (JPHS) is pleased to announce a major new initiative for its 60th Anniversary and the Bicentennial of the Jackson Purchase, both of which take place in 2018. We invite contributors to a comprehensive encyclopedia of the Jackson Purchase.

Black Lives Matter: Culturally Sustaining, Responsive and Relevant Pedagogy in Higher Education

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Black Lives Matter: Culturally Sustaining, Responsive and Relevant Pedagogy in Higher Education

Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies

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Call for Papers

Kentucky Historical Society Oral History Use Fellowship Applications Due MARCH 1

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is seeking applications for a short-term oral history use fellowship for the spring 2018 cycle. The program provides funding for senior and emerging scholars, including doctoral students. Fellowship residency at the KHS campus in Frankfort, Kentucky, r

Matt Davidson and research on Native Americans in Kentucky - part of a world economy

When we think of Kentucky, we rarely imagine its global connections today or in the past. However, we cannot ignore that here in the foothills of the great Allegheny Mountain ranges and an integral part of the Ohio Valley region, we were - and continue to be - a part of a worldwide network. We have evidence of this kind of interactivity that reaches back as far as the Late Fort Ancient (1400-1680 CE) in Greenup County. Finding themselves between several European colonies by the 17th century, many Native American peoples took advantage of the demand for trade in animal hides.

Explore Kentucky Sites on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail

The U.S. Civil Rights Trail has launched with over 100 points of interest showcased in fourteen states. Charged by National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis, historians at Georgia State University identified sixty sites and Southern state tourism directors added forty more. There are three Kentucky sites on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail:

Burriss on Webb-Sunderhaus and Donehower, 'Rereading Appalachia: Literacy, Place, and Cultural Resistance'

Book review by Theresa L. Burriss (Radford University) for H-South

Sara Webb-Sunderhaus, Kim Donehower, eds. Rereading Appalachia: Literacy, Place, and Cultural Resistance. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2015. 238 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6559-2. 

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