On April 20th 2016, Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew announced the redesign of American currency: new plans for the $5, $10, and HARRIET TUBMAN ON THE TWENTY DOLLAR BILL. LOTS OF HOOPLA….. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/04/21/the-audacious-career-of-harriet-tubman-the-new-face-of-the-20-bill http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2016/0420/Harriet-Tubman-to-grace-20-What-that-says-about-America?cmpid=push002s http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2016/04/20/report-lew-considered-anthony-10-bill/83274530/ http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-harriet-tubman-20-bill-20160420-story.html http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/authors/interviews/article/70082-four-questions-for-harriet-tubman-biographer-catherine-clinton.html
http://www.gf.org/fellows/all-fellows/catherine-clinton/ Catherine Clinton is the Denman Endowed Professor at the University of Texas San Antonio and an International Research Professor at Queen’s University Belfast, where she held a chair in U.S. History from 2006-2014. She has served on several faculties in her more than thirty years of teaching, including the University of Benghazi, Union […]
http://time.com/4306786/age-of-jackson-tubman-20/ How the U.S. Went From the ‘Age of Jackson’ to Tubman on the 20 Catherine Clinton / History News Network @myHNN April 25, 2016 A biographer of Harriet Tubman recalls the long struggle to gain academic recognition of Tubman’s contributions. This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that […]
Hundreds of scholars from all over the world will gather at the joint annual meeting of the IRISH ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN STUDIES & THE BRITISH AMERICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION, Hear Richard Ford do a reading at the closing dinner at the Titanic Museum, see Deborah Willis give an outstanding lecture with a reception in the […]
Looking forward to the AHA–hoping to see friends at the Atlanta gathering January 7, 8, 9 & 10th…. We must come together to celebrate Vicki Ruiz –the first Latina president of the organization! Presidential Address in the Hilton Ballroom Friday night at five! Hoping to see some of you at the plenary on Thursday night! […]
Hoping to see you all at our many celebrations of SHA President Barbara J. Fields this weekend in Little Rock!