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October 2019

One-Day Seminar: American Exceptionalism hosted by Community School of Davidson (Davidson, NC)

October 17 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Thomas Jefferson once wrote that the Declaration of Independence was meant to be an “expression of the American mind.” This seminar examines primary sources that address the uniqueness or “exceptionalism” of the “American mind” and experience of self-government. Participants will closely read and discuss documents that address the roots of the American mind; what about the American mind is unique; and crises that challenged Americans self-perceptions of their nation’s exceptionalism. Registration opens at 8:30 am Access program materials here REGISTER HERE

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Modern Social Movements – Hosted by NCDPI in Waynesville

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Beginning with the upheavals of the 1960s, the United States saw a diverse set of groups pushing for social change. These included African-Americans, Native Americans, women, and gays and lesbians. This seminar will focus on the legacy of the 1960s, the intersection of personal behavior with political movements and battles won and lost by various groups. Please join us for a lively discussion of the primary sources that tell the story of these movements, the players and the key events.…

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March 2020

One-Day Seminar: Cold War on the Homefront hosted by PTEC (Winston-Salem, NC)

March 25, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

This seminar will focus on postwar anticommunism, culminating in the McCarthy Era, but will also focus on changes in home and family life, as well as popular culture in the postwar period. Registration opens at 8:30 am Access program materials here REGISTER HERE

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