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  • AMST Lecturer Rita J. Turner Publishes Teaching EcoJustice

    Curriculum Lessons for Secondary and College Classrooms
    Teaching for EcoJustice is a unique resource for exploring the social roots of environmental problems in humanities-based educational settings and a curriculum guidebook for putting EcoJustice...
    Posted: March 28, 2015 10:02 AM
  • Doctors King (AMST) & Shewbridge (MCS) receive a major grant

    from the Hrabowski Fund for Innovation!
    Baltimore Stories: Emerging Media Across the Curriculum – A team led by Nicole King, Associate Professor, American Studies, and Bill Shewbridge, Professor of the Practice, Media and Communication...
    Posted: March 20, 2015 2:13 PM
  • Ethnomusicologist Clifford Murphy on the music of Lead Belly

    Lead Belly’s music defied racial categorization
    Last month, Smithsonian Folkways released Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection, a carefully curated collection of Huddie “Lead Belly” Ledbetter’s recordings that is – like the singer...
    Posted: March 12, 2015 12:23 PM
  • Dr. Kimberly Moffitt's op-ed in the Baltimore Sun

    "Black children are not the enemy"
    Legislation that would have enabled Baltimore City's schools' police force to carry handguns while patrolling or working inside of our school buildings has been tabled — a wise decision. This bill...
    Posted: March 10, 2015 7:11 PM
  • Heritage/History Internship Opportunities in Howard County

    I’m writing today to let you know of opportunities the Howard County Heritage Program offers for your students to find a meaningful internship while gaining real world experience relevant to their...
    Posted: March 2, 2015 9:46 PM
  • Urban Resources Initiative Internship Program 2015

    Application deadline: April 15
    Parks & People invites undergraduate and graduate students to apply to and participate in a transformative internship program for the spring, summer or fall terms. The Urban Resources...
    Posted: March 2, 2015 10:57 AM
  • Dr. Gorman presents work at the upcoming PCA/ACA conference!

    [Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association]
    Dr. Ellen Gorman (UMBC American Studies) will present her paper, "A Totally Groovy Experience: Sixties Retrophilia, Consumption and Identity through Design," at the upcoming national conference of...
    Posted: February 11, 2015 5:59 PM
  • Hit & Stay documentary now available at the UMBC library!

    A documentary by UMBC alumnus Joe Tropea and Skizz Cyzyk. On May 17, 1968, nine Catholic activists entered a Selective Service office in suburban Catonsville, Maryland, dragged stacks of draft...
    Posted: February 10, 2015 6:16 PM
  • Dr. Michelle Stefano in the City Paper

    Henry Reisinger carves out a good life at Cross Street Mkt
    Henry Reisinger looks up at the red neon sign, reading “E.M. Fenwick’s Choice Meats,” that hangs above his head. “Isn’t it beautiful,” he says. “It’s been in here since I worked here.” When his...
    Posted: February 10, 2015 2:38 PM
  • Paid internships with the Maryland Humanities Council!

    Deadline: February 13
    The Maryland Humanities Council seeks qualified university students or recent graduates for a part-time internship in Communications & Development for Spring 2015. The intern will work two...
    Posted: February 10, 2015 11:19 AM