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This research guide is intended as an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for Professor Ami Kantawala's Spring 2021 course A&HA 4085, Historical Foundations of Art Education. The resources, primarily electronic but also some print, have been selected to support the objectives of the course, i.e., to introduce students to "the idea of 'doing' historical research and major historic...
Good afternoon! Today's news focuses on updates from the Biden administration, police conduct reform, freezing temperatures in Texas, and more. As always, our selections are inspired by the front pages provided by https://www.freedomforum.org/. El Buen Samaritano shelter in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. Image courtesy of Rick Jervis fo...
Happy Tuesday! I hope everyone is having a nice start to their week. Today's news features exciting topics like pirates, asteroids and even a library! Our Daily News selections are inspired by the Front Pages posted daily on FreedomForum.org.
Convinced that there was at least one undiscovered tomb of a little-known Egyptian king who died at the age of eighteen or nineteen, the English archaeologist Howard Carter travelled with sponsorship by Lord Carnarvon to Egypt in 1891 to search for clues. Thanks to an Egyptian boy who stumbled on an nearby stone, Carter and his workmen discovered a step leading to the tomb of Tutankhamun, or King Tut, the 18th Dynas...
Today’s headlines look sideways at yesterday’s 242nd anniversary of the death of Captain James Cook, an anniversary made more poignant by the three missions arriving on Mars this month, and today’s Presidents Day holiday. These headlines are selected from the front pages curated by
In helping judge the Gottesman Libraries' 2020 Commissioned Art, I suspect an interesting piece of research lays ahead, supportive of the work of artists Francesca Rodriguez Sawaya and Renata Gaui who propose an exhibition on the close historie...
It's Saturday! That means it's time for this week's edition of News About Animals Because You Worked Hard All Week And Earned It. Our Daily News selections are inspired by the Front Pages posted daily on FreedomForum.org.Brandon Holiday and Service Dog Dyson by ADNNEC0140...
Today’s headlines take back the night, then demand a fair day's wage for a fair day's work. These headlines are selected from the front pages curated by FreedomForum.org. Indigenous Territory names and Treaty information are provided by the
On February 12th, 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons, and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. As America's oldest and largest civil rights organization, it began in New York City with an in...
Happy Thursday! Today's headlines take a look at what is currently happening in some of the African countries. Coronavirus worries, economic woes, and democratic instability all plague various countries throughout the continent.  The Washington Post Published in Washington D.C