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January 2023

Craft Essay Presentation in Creative Nonfiction

January 4, 2023 @ 8:00 am - January 14, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
Wroxton College, Fairleigh Dickinson University Banbury, United Kingdom + Google Map

Wroxton Writing Residency

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March 2023

VCCA Writing Fellowship

March 20, 2023 - April 2, 2023
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, 154 San Angelo Drive
Amherst, VA 24521 United States
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April 2023

Preparing Historic House Museums and Historic Sites for America’s 250th

April 12, 2023

Are you ready for America’s 250th? Open to public historians of any period, we will use a new toolkit to assist participants in shaping their approach to 2026. Participants can select just the morning session (ideal if you're just getting started with your 250th planning), or the full day experience if your plans are a little more developed. In the morning session the workshop will cover engagement with the themes of America’s 250th, building inclusive and dynamic narratives of the…

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June 2023

The Museum of the Street: CETA murals, placemaking, and urban revitalization

June 28, 2023 - June 30, 2023
Czech Technical Unievrsity in Prague Prague, Czech Republic + Google Map

This project documents the impact of a mural-making program in the late 1970s, a time of social unrest, the degradation of American cities, and differing attempts by politicians and community groups to address severe inequities. A special program which channeled funds to cities began in 1976 -- the year of the American Bicentennial (the 200th founding of the nation-state) allowing localities such as mayoral and city council administrations to devote funds across social and cultural projects in an attempt to…

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January 2024

Material Matters: It’s in the Details

January 20, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fort Ticonderoga New York + Google Map

Presence and Absence in Pennsylvania: Carved Head of Captain John Carlton by John Fisher, c. 1786 Inside a mid-20th century car dealership-turned-local history museum is the representation of an indigenous man. He is carved from the trees that gave name to “Penn’s Woods.” These were eighteenth century woods inhabited by an intersection of peoples speaking different languages: Algonquian, English, High German, and Low German. They each built their architecture in their own image. Few remnants survive. The architecture of white…

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