Raphael Cassimere Jr. is the Seraphia D. Leyda University Professor emeritus at the University of New Orleans. He lives in New Orleans, Louisiana, and has been a member since 1977. Alma mater/s: BA, University of New Orleans, 1966; MA, University of New Orleans, 1968; PhD, Lehigh University, 1971 Fields of interest: African American, Louisiana, US constitutional Describe your career path. What led you to where you are today? I spent two years as a premed major, but always took a history course. The post AHA Member Spotlight: Raphael Cassimere Jr. appeared first on American Historical Association. … Learn More >
By Matthew Dallek “Wake up every one of you to the two fronts on which our defense must be built!” -Eleanor Roosevelt, 1940 As of this writing, according to the latest polls, Hillary Clinton is poised to become the next president of the United States. Amid the onslaught of news coverage given to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, however, too little attention has been paid to the demands sure to face “a progressive who likes to get things done” (Clinton’s words) once she steps through the doors of the Oval Office in January. The post The Liberal Dilemma: Can the New President Achieve Both Guns and Butter? appeared first on American Historical Association. … Learn More >
Every week, AHA Today showcases a new grant, fellowship, or scholarship of interest to historians which has been posted to our free Calendar. This week we are featuring a dissertation award from the Immigration and Ethnic History Society. The Immigration and Ethnic History Society announces competition for the 2016 George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award. It invites applications from any PhD candidate who will have completed qualifying exams by December 15, 2016, and whose thesis focuses on American immigration, emigration, or ethnic history. The post Grant of the Week: George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award appeared first on American Historical Association. … Learn More >
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Northeast Regional Conference for History Educators: Assignment Charrette
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Call for Papers: Vernacular Architecture Forum 2017 Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, May 31-June 3, 2017. Deadline – October 30, 2016
Oct 31 2016
Putting Preservation on the Road: Protecting Our Overlooked Automotive Heritage in the Twenty-first Century
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