Resistant Women: Indigenous Women Remember El Salvador’s 1932 Insurrection

Figure 4. Juliana Ama, great-niece of 1932 indigenous leader

This year marks the eighty-three year anniversary of the 1932 insurrection in El Salvador, the largest in Latin America during the Great Depression. On January 22, indigenous and non-indigenous peasants declared themselves the rightful owners of the land, and alongside leaders such as Julia Mojica and Feliciano Ama, occupied villages and military barracks in the […]

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Evelyn Alsultany, former Arts of Citizenship Fellow: Author’s Forum


Join Evelyn Alsultany, former Arts of Citizenship Fellow, and Nadine Naber for an Author’s Forum at Hatcher Graduate Library on February 7, 2013! The Author’s Forum Presents: Arabs and Muslims in the Media: Race and Representation after 9/11 andArab America: Gender, Cultural Politics, and Activism: A Conversation with Nadine Naber and Evelyn Alsultany Thursday, February 7; 5:30pm-7:00pm […]

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2013 Fellowships


2013 Summer Fellows Caitlin Townsend Caitlin Townsend is a doctoral student in History and current participant in the Museum Studies Program. She worked at the Detroit Institute of Arts, where she developed educational programs in the Learning and Interpretation department to encourage K-12 students to use art as a learning tool. After completing research on […]

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Reflections from the Field: Cliveden Conversations, National Historic Landmark Edition


Back in the warm days of August, our team of publicly-minded historians had the opportunity to be a part of Cliveden Historic Site’s on-going community dialogue series, “Cliveden Conversations.”  As described earlier, we are in the process of updating the site’s original National Historic Landmark (NHL) nomination, which dates to 1961.  The forum, framed around […]

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Mapping Miami Update


Mapping Miami is a public art and archive project about Miami’s artistic past. Through the project, the goal is to “map” Miami by creatively linking historic information on artists (including visual artists, dancers, musicians, actors/actresses, and writers) to geographic sites and spaces where artists have lived, produced work, or visited in Miami, Florida during the […]

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