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Obituary: Patricia Ann Palmieri

Patricia Ann Palmieri, a gifted teacher and researcher, died suddenly of natural causes on June 12th. She was 73. Dr. Palmieri was the author of In Adamless Eden, an acclaimed portrait of the female professoriate of Wellesley College from 1890 through 1920.  At her...

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HES Affirms Centrality of #BlackLivesMatter

Dear HES Friends, In this global pandemic, amidst the tragic loss of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor and countless persons whose names we may never know, we write to affirm the centrality of #BlackLivesMatter in our past, present and future. ...

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Gary B v. Whitmer Webinar

Those interested a webinar "Gary B. and the Right to Literacy 65 Years after Brown" to be held on Wednesday, June 17, are encouraged to click on this link to learn more: Gary B. v. Whitmer Webinar

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HES Town Hall, Apr. 20

Dear HES Membership: I hope this email finds you and yours safe and healthy in this historic moment. We acknowledge and appreciate the ways that you’ve had to adjust to increasing responsibilities these past few weeks. Many of you are also extending care to elderly...

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Announcing: The New HES Blog Essays

The History of Education Society is introducing HES Blog Essays, a new resource for its members and the profession generally.  The essays in series are meant to highlight the themes of each year's HES annual conference. The overarching theme for the 2019 conference...

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HES Blog Submission Guidelines

The History of Education Society is introducing HES Blog Essays, a new resource for its members and the profession generally.  The essays in series are meant to highlight the themes of each year's HES annual conference. The overarching theme for the 2019 conference...

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Should you spend more than a decade writing a book?

In this blog two historians reflect on their decisions to devote more than a decade to their respective books.  They alert their colleagues to the risks and rewards of staying with a project for so long. Slow and Curious Bob Hampel University of Delaware In the spring...

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