July 2017

NCH Alert- Contact Congress Today to Save Federal History and Humanities Programs!

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Contact Congress Today to Save Federal History and Humanities Programs!

House Appropriations Committee subcommittees will be drafting their spending bills between now and the end of June. So it is critical for you to contact your Members of Congress today in support of federal history, archival and education programs that are vital to our community. Never before have federal humanities programs been under attack to this extent!

Conference: 'Pursuing the Rooseveltian Century,' 30 Nov-1 Dec 2017

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Conference: 'Pursuing the Rooseveltian Century,' 30 Nov-1 Dec 2017

To mark the launch of the Roosevelt Institute for American Studies, the institute will host a major international conference in November 2017, dedicated to exploring the ‘Rooseveltian century’ as a historical theme and an interpretative framework.

It builds on the success of the experimental Massive Open Online Course, ‘The Rooseveltian Century,’ which was produced by RIAS scholars Giles Scott-Smith and Dario Fazzi in 2016.

News from NARA- New Hours at Archives I and II

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Research Services is ending Saturday operations to the public and extending weekday (M-F) operating hours by an hour in the Washington DC area. Effective July 22, 2017, Research Services is ending Saturday research room operations at Archives I and Archives II and extending weekday (Monday-Friday) operating hours by an hour each day. Saturday hours at Research Services field locations were discontinued in November 2015.

Mark Sanchez

Mark Sanchez is a Ph.D. candidate in History and Asian American Studies at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is currently completing a dissertation on the transnational opposition to the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines (1965-1986). In the dissertation he examines grassroots invocations of human rights, ecumenism, and international law in order to illuminate the relationship between local activism and international solidarity movements in a pro-democratic context.

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