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History isn’t statuesque. It moves


Reflecting on campaigns to remove statues and calls to decolonise, Stephen Stenning argues that heritage only really lives through discussion, interpretation and reinterpretation The post History isn’t statuesque. It moves appeared first on Wonkhe.

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Bringing History to Life

Inside Higher Ed

History museums, historical sites and the new museology. Much of the history we know is acquired not in academic classrooms, but elsewhere.

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Black History Month 2024: African Americans and the Arts 

Today's Learner

Reading Time: 4 minutes The national theme for Black History Month 2024 is “ African Americans and the Arts.” Black History Month 2024 is a time to recognize and highlight the achievements of Black artists and creators, and the role they played in U.S. history and in shaping our country today. ” – Carter G.

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Game Changers and Change Makers: Black Publishers’ Defiant Mark on History

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

“Since the second decade of the nineteenth century, black-owned book publishing has existed in the United States, the books released by these publishing enterprises have vindicated blacks, documented black culture and history, and addressed the special concerns of black people in ways which white book publishers have not. Cornish and John B.

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Why African American History Month Is the Quintessential American Celebration

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

African American History Month marks a period in which Americans can celebrate together, because it spotlights the possibilities and the promise that the country remains poised to offer, even as we acknowledge the mistakes and shortcomings of the past. The nation owes a debt of gratitude to celebrated historian Dr. Carter G.

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Women make history on stages big and small by lifting each other up

UW Presidential Blog

At the University of Washington, women have been making history since the University was founded. Together, this marks first time in UW history that all four of these leadership positions have been held by women. In Seattle, new Provost Tricia Serio serves as the University’s chief academic officer.

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Debunking U.S. History

Inside Higher Ed

history, illustrate this interpretive divide in its starkest form. history is filled with myths that misrepresent and misinform. Certainly, one of history’s primary functions is to puncture disingenuous and overly simplistic understandings of the past. But even if all history is, as James M.

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