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The 1619 Project is an event organized by The New York Times that challenges us to reframe U.S. history by marking the year 1619 as the foundation of the nation, alongside the 400th anniversary of a Portuguese slave ship arriving at Port Comfort in the British Colony of Virginia. The project coincides with a special
DEAR SIR: I do not intrude to tell you--for you must know already--that a great proportion of those who triumphed in you election, and of all who desire the unqualified suppression of the Rebellion now desolating our country, are sorely disappointed and deeply pained by the policy yo...
Also known as the Badge of Military Merit, The Purple Heart was created on August 7, 1782 by General George Washington and awarded to three soldiers of the American Revolution in 1783. Symbolizing bravery and valor, the medal is heart shaped with a gold border and contains the profile of Georg...
"If you're the father of the yellow school bus, what does that make me?" Cyr replied that, whenever he saw a school bus, the boy could say, "There goes one of my brothers." -- excerpted from
Neoliberalism, Platform Capitalism, and the Commodification of the Library PatronMany librarians separate what they do at work with the world at large, and view the library as an autonomous space that provides methods, services, and resources for a more just society, contributing to a public good. These notions often simplify or ignore complex contemporary issues, and typically align with library mission statements and what Stephen Bales calls “Big Ideas” like Truth, or Freedom[1]. Karen P. Nicholson provides a thorough overview o...
This research guide is designed to provide an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Sonya Horsford's course ORLA 6552, Research, Theory, and Practice in Education Leadership. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the course, i.e., to focus on "major theoretical perspectives on administrative
The landscape painting, Apolloscape by Lettario Calamai, a noted printmaker who founded and directed the Intaglio Workshop for Advance Printmaking in New York, may be described as fantastical -- inviting us to ma...
This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for students in Professor Janet Miller's Summer 2019 course A&H 5001, Research Methods in Arts Education:  Focus on Qualitative Research...
This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for doctoral students in the Music and Music Education program. The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the...