History Teaching Alliance

HTA News

Jane Landers, HTA Director, May 1989

The annual meeting of the HTA Oversight Committee was held in Gainesville, Florida on February 4, 1989. Executive Officers from the AHA, OAH, NCSS, and AASLH reviewed Alliance operations and discussed new funding initiatives. They also evaluated new proposals to the HTA and voted to fund the following ten alliance projects:

"Ethnicity in American Politics," Julia Kirk Blackwelder, University of North Carolina, Charlotte and Patrick R. Webb, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Education Center, Charlotte, North Carolina.

"Recent Interpretations of Virginia History," Marion F. Deshmukh, George Mason University, Fairfax and Frank Taylor, The Donald Lacey Instructional Center, Annandale, Virginia.

"Southern Federal Courts and Ethnicity," Ann W. Ellis, Kennesaw College and Miller Barron, Cobb County Schools, Marietta, Georgia.

"Historical Geography of American Minorities," Lawrence E. Estaville, Jr., Clemson University and Louann Bismack, Westside High School, Anderson, South Carolina.

"Latin America, Past and Present," Bryan LeBeau, Creighton University and Gary Caldwell, Omaha Public Schools, Omaha, Nebraska.

"The Worker Response to the Industrial Revolution," Jim Lorence, University of Wisconsin-Marathon County Campus and James Grinsel, Wausau West High School, Wausau, Wisconsin.

"Women in European History," Stephen Pistono, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and Sister Rita Krusell, Columbus High School, Marshfield, Wisconsin.

"Understanding the Native American Experience in the Connecticut River Valley," Neil Salisbury, Five Colleges, Inc. and Shaun Bresnahan, Belchertown High School, Belchertown, Massachusetts.

"The Third World: African History in Global Perspective," John N. Short, University of Arkansas-Monticello and Karen Eoff, Southeast Arkansas Educational Service Cooperative, Monticello, Arkansas.

"Biography and Autobiography in the Teaching of Social Studies," Ann Warren, Case Western Reserve University and David M. Bernatowicz, Cleveland, Ohio.