Discussions

Monumental Narratives: Revisiting New England’s Public Memorials, March 10th, 2018, Wellesley College

Monumental Narratives: Revisiting New England’s Public Memorials

Saturday, March 10th, 2018   9:00 – 4:30

Collins Cinema, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts

http://www.wellesley.edu/art/events

Providence College Seminar in the History of Early America

Please join us for our next Providence College Seminar in the History of Early America when we welcome: 

 

Julie Fisher

George Washington University

 

She will present “What is Roger Williams?” which is part of an ongoing document study to support the management of Roger Williams National Memorial. The study investigates Roger Williams’ relationship with Native Americans and the perspectives of Tribal members today about Williams and the Roger Williams National Memorial.

 

Thursday, March 1, 2018

4:30-6:00pm

Mar. 6 Boston Seminar: Environmental History & the Study of Early America

The Boston-Area Early American History Seminar & Boston Environmental History Seminar at the Massachusetts Historical Society
Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 5:15 PM

Christopher Pastore, State University of New York at Albany; Nancy Shoemaker, University of Connecticut at Storrs; Conevery Valencius, Boston College
Panel Discussion: Common Spaces: Environmental History and the Study of Early America
Moderator: Matthew McKenzie, University of Connecticut at Avery Point

Help with "Native American" terminology

I recently submitted a proposal for a new course that I will teach in our first year seminar program in the fall.  It entails two Reacting to the Past games:  Forest Diplomacy, 1756-1757  and Greenwich Village1913: Suffrage, Labor, and the New Woman.  My question is about the former.  In the "official" description of the course, the author uses the word "Indian."   This is the comment I got from the committee that approved my course:  "The committee would like to note that Native America

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