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2011 Low Lecture Video

http://www.youtube.com/umbc#p/search/1/yy7wY_2UDjQ
Dr. Allan Winkler, May 4, 2011
Sing Out! Pete Seeger and American Reform

UMBC History Class on C-SPAN American History TV

American History TV broadcast UMBC's HIST 405/710 "American Youth Activism" on March 26th. Take a look and you might see someone you know
http://www.c-span.org/Events/Lectures-in-History-20th-Century-Political-Activism/10737420466-1/

New Asian Studies Program for Fall, 2011

It is official, the new Asian Studies Program begins in Fall, 2011. Prof. Constantine Vaporis is Director. For more information visit the Asian Studies Program website
http://www.umbc.edu/asianstudies/

Public History Students Help Heal Wounds in Baltimore

Dr. Denise Meringolo partnered with public historian Mary Rizzo for a wonderful class in Fall 2010. Mary wrote about the experience on the National Council for Public History blog.
The project focused on Baltimore's Hampden neighborhood. Denise and her students provided an important bridge for healing some of the neighborhoods open wounds through oral history. The class was partially funded with a CAHSS Kauffman Entreprenership Grant.
More heritage, hon? Community history and gentrification in Baltimore
http://ncphoffthewall.blogspot.com/

Congratulations to everyone involved in the project.

Dr. Anne Rubin interviewed on 1861 Pratt Street Riots

http://www.umbc.edu/blogs/umbcnews/2011/02/umbc_experts_share_us_civil_wa_1.html

Dr. Robert K. Webb Lecture Online

This year's Webb lecture of 10/27/2010 is available online: http://my.umbc.edu/media/262 Enjoy.

Alum, Alice Donahue Exhibit

Open House introducing the new gallery
exhibit by M.A. alum, Alice Donahue. Please drop in
anytime between 3 and 7pm on Thursday, October 14, 2010

National Electronics Museum
1745 W. Nursery Rd.
Linthicum, MD 21090

http://nationalelectronicsmuseum.org/

Prof. Robert Webb featured in UMBC Magazine

The Fall 2010 UMBC Magazine honors Prof. Robert Webb, Emeritus
http://www.umbc.edu/magazine/fall10/discovery.html#creeds Prof. Webb will give this year's Webb Lecture on October 27, 2010, 4:00 pm, A. O. Kuhn Library Gallery. Free and open to the public.

Alum, Jayme Hill at BCHS and on WYPR

2008 M.A. graduate Jayme Hill is the final presenter in the Baltimore City Historical Society's Baltimore History Evening series for 2010. She will also be interviewed by Sheila Kast, host of WYPR's Maryland Morning.
Jayme Hill's topic is "From the Brothel to the Block: The Abolition of Prostitution in Baltimore During the Progressive Era" (the topic of her 2008 M.A. thesis). She is a teacher mentor at the Aberdeen High School and received an honorable mention for the 2009 Joseph L. Arnold Prize for Outstanding Writing on Baltimore City History. She has a Master's Degree in Historical Studies from UMBC.

CHE Teachers' Project Recognized by NPS

The CHE Baltimore County Teachers Cohort created a Lesson Plan with the Hampton House. The National Park Service notes the lesson's usefulness on its website:
http://www.nps.gov/hamp/forteachers/index.htm

Graduate Student Presentations, 4/14

Faith Wassink and Daniel Kielbasa will present their M.A. theses work at the April History Department Seminar, 4:00 pm, Wednesday, April 14th in Admin 711.


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2011 Low Lecture Video
UMBC History Class on C-SPAN American History TV
New Asian Studies Program for Fall, 2011
Public History Students Help Heal Wounds in Baltimore
Dr. Anne Rubin interviewed on 1861 Pratt Street Riots
Dr. Robert K. Webb Lecture Online
Alum, Alice Donahue Exhibit
Prof. Robert Webb featured in UMBC Magazine
Alum, Jayme Hill at BCHS and on WYPR
CHE Teachers' Project Recognized by NPS

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