Event tonight | Researching Black Ancestry in Essex County: Resources and Methods on 4/29

An educational and inspirational webinar on researching your family in Essex County. Friday, Apr 29, 2022, 7:00 PM EST Register here Join Essex Heritage and a panel of experts to learn about the resources and methods for researching Black ancestry in Essex County. In recent years, there has been a surge in the number of … Continue reading Event tonight | Researching Black Ancestry in Essex County: Resources and Methods on 4/29

Opportunity | Summer Fellowships for Reimagining New England Histories: Historical Injustice, Sovereignty, and Freedom

SUMMER FELLOWSHIPS WILL REIMAGINE NEW ENGLAND’S PAST Learn more and apply here During the summer of 2022, Munson Institute classes will be a part of the  Reimagining New England Histories: Historical Injustice, Sovereignty and Freedom project. The Frank C. Munson Institute at Mystic Seaport Museum, in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice … Continue reading Opportunity | Summer Fellowships for Reimagining New England Histories: Historical Injustice, Sovereignty, and Freedom

Opportunity | NEH Summer Institute on Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad

Learn more here Announcing an NEH Summer Institute on Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad at Colgate University, July 10-29, 2022. Graham Hodges, Langdon Professor of History at Colgate is the general director; Jacqueline Simmons, Vice Chair and Senior Lecturer, Director, Master of Education Program, Teachers College directs the pedagogy section. Visiting Lecturers include Manisha Sinha, Richard Blackett, Alice Baumgartner, Kate Larson, … Continue reading Opportunity | NEH Summer Institute on Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad

Webinar for Educators: Resources and strategies for examining U.S. history using The 1619 Project

Hosted by the Pulitzer Center November 21, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET Click here to register The 1619 Project from The New York Times Magazine aims to reframe U.S. history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of our national narrative. It includes … Continue reading Webinar for Educators: Resources and strategies for examining U.S. history using The 1619 Project

Event | Venture Smith: An African American in 18th Century Connecticut

Hosted by the Gilder Lehrman Center Wednesday, July 28, 2021 • 6:00 to 7:30 pm Register here Join Joy Burns, Elizabeth Normen, Nancy Steenberg, and Tom Thurston as we discuss teaching Venture Smith’s extraordinary life to better understand slavery and freedom in 18th century New England.  The first 30 teachers to register and attend the workshop will receive a free copy … Continue reading Event | Venture Smith: An African American in 18th Century Connecticut

Event | Transatlantic Slavery Symposium 8/9-13

Hosted by Benjamin Franklin House in London, George Washington’s Mount Vernon, and Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello Register here The Transatlantic Slavery Symposium is a joint venture between the Robert H. Smith Scholarship Centre at Benjamin Franklin House in London, the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, … Continue reading Event | Transatlantic Slavery Symposium 8/9-13

Event | Hidden Brookline’s Slavery & Freedom Walking Tour 6/27

Sunday, June 27, 2021 | 10:00-11:30 amMeet at Town Hall, 333 Washington St., Brookline, MAGreat for adults + students from grade 6 or 7 up Led by Barbara Brown, chair of the Hidden Brookline Committee, Office of Diversity Register here through Brookline Adult Ed Much of Brookline's history remains hidden in plain view. This walking tour will visit … Continue reading Event | Hidden Brookline’s Slavery & Freedom Walking Tour 6/27

Event tomorrow | The Hard History Project PLC with Dr. Meredith McCoy

Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 7:00 EST Click here to join event Please join The Hard History Project for a very special installment of the PLC, when we'll be joined by Dr. Meredith McCoy. Meredith was the co-host for Season Two of the Teaching Hard History podcast, and she's a great person to answer your … Continue reading Event tomorrow | The Hard History Project PLC with Dr. Meredith McCoy

Event | Massachusetts History Conference

Registration for the Massachusetts History Conference on June 7, 2021 is now open! View program and register here Want to engage volunteers in digital projects? Thinking about using crowdsourcing as a tool to build digital collections? Join experts from UMass Boston’s University Archives and Special Collections and the Boston Public Library for two sessions all … Continue reading Event | Massachusetts History Conference

Workshop | Researching Black History and Genealogy

2021 Finding Our Roots Hosted by the BLACK HERITAGE TRAIL OF NEW HAMPSHIRE Register here Thursday, June 17 | 10:00 PM – 2:30 PMVirtual Workshop | Cost $40 Embarking for the first time, or relatively new to researching African American History and Genealogy? This workshop, divided into 4 one-hour sessions, will provide you with the … Continue reading Workshop | Researching Black History and Genealogy

Event | Archiving the Black Web National Forum

hosted by the Institute for Museum and Library Services April 29 & 30, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Register here The Archiving the Black Web National Forum will focus on strategies for collecting and preserving Black history and culture online as well as developing a community of practice for Black cultural memory organizations and practitioners interested … Continue reading Event | Archiving the Black Web National Forum

Fellowship opportunity: Reimagining New England Histories at Mystic Seaport

SUMMER FELLOWSHIPS WILL REIMAGINE NEW ENGLAND’S PAST Applications are now being accepted for summer 2021 fellows seeking to participate in a new project entitled, Reimagining New England Histories: Historical Injustice, Sovereignty and Freedom.  The Frank C. Munson Institute at Mystic Seaport, in collaboration with Williams College and the Center for the Study of Slavery & … Continue reading Fellowship opportunity: Reimagining New England Histories at Mystic Seaport

Event tomorrow: The New York Kidnapping Club with Dr. Jonathan Daniel Wells on 4/7 @ 7 pm

Hosted by the hudson river maritime museum Wednesday, April 7, 2021 | 7:00 PM | Virtual via Zoom Register here We often think of slavery as a southern phenomenon, far removed from the booming cities of the North. But even though slavery had been outlawed in Gotham by the 1830s, Black New Yorkers were not … Continue reading Event tomorrow: The New York Kidnapping Club with Dr. Jonathan Daniel Wells on 4/7 @ 7 pm

Event: Hard History Project VPLC for Educators with Dr. Bethany Jay 4/6 @ 7 pm

The Hard History Project is hosting a monthly Virtual Professional Learning Community (VPLC) in partnership with University of New Orleans’ Midlo Center. Tuesday, April 6th at 7:00 EST | Link to event Every month we’ll dig in deep to look at at least two of the Summary Objectives of the 6-12 Framework for Learning for Justice’s … Continue reading Event: Hard History Project VPLC for Educators with Dr. Bethany Jay 4/6 @ 7 pm

Lies My Teacher Told Me & How to Avoid Them – A Workshop for Educators

Lies My Teacher Told Me & How to Avoid Them - A Workshop for EducatorsMarch 30, 2021 • 3:30 - 5:00 pmONLINE Registration Fee: $25 per person  3:30 - 5:00 pmTake a deeper dive during this educator's workshop with Dr. James Loewen. Do you want to learn how to direct your students to discover Native American history in your community? … Continue reading Lies My Teacher Told Me & How to Avoid Them – A Workshop for Educators

ABB Event: Parent University on Researching & Reckoning with New England’s Past 3/18 & 3/24

Hosted by Portland Public Schools Thursday, March 18, 2021 & Wednesday, March 24, 2021 | 5:30-7:00 pm Link to join Join members of the Atlantic Black Box Project for a two-part exploration of slavery in the North and New England’s complicity in the global economy of enslavement. Why have our history books and regional narratives left … Continue reading ABB Event: Parent University on Researching & Reckoning with New England’s Past 3/18 & 3/24

Event: Hard History Project VPLC for Educators with Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries 3/9/21 @7

The Hard History Project is hosting a monthly Virtual Professional Learning Community (VPLC) in partnership with University of New Orleans’ Midlo Center. Tuesday, March 9th, at 7:00 EST | Link to event Every month we’ll dig in deep to look at at least two of the Summary Objectives of the 6-12 Framework for Learning for Justice’s … Continue reading Event: Hard History Project VPLC for Educators with Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries 3/9/21 @7

Event today: Hard History Project VPLC for Educators with Guest Dr. Ed Baptist

The Hard History Project is excited to announce our monthly Virtual Professional Learning Community (VPLC) in partnership with University of New Orleans’ Midlo Center. Tuesday, February 9th, at 7:00 EST | Link to event Every month we’ll dig in deep to look at at least two of the Summary Objectives of the 6-12 Framework for Learning … Continue reading Event today: Hard History Project VPLC for Educators with Guest Dr. Ed Baptist

Author Talk with Elizabeth Normen, Venture Smith, Tuesday, (1/26), 7-8pm on Zoom

Purchase copies here: https://venturesmithcolonialct.org/product/venture-smiths-colonial-connecticut-single-copies/ On January 26th, from 7:00-8:00pm, the Suffield Historical Society will host a free Zoom program with Elizabeth Normen, author of Venture Smith’s Colonial Connecticut, a new book for middle schoolers and about the founding of Connecticut as told through the 1798 first-person narrative of Venture Smith. She will speak about this new … Continue reading Author Talk with Elizabeth Normen, Venture Smith, Tuesday, (1/26), 7-8pm on Zoom