Event: Participant Network

We had our inaugural DePaul University and Facing History and Ourselves networking event at Fiesta Mexicana. Participants learned more about the work we have been doing at the Collaboration and how they can get involved.  We previewed our upcoming Summer Institute, and talked about teaching, history, politics, and more.  ...

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Evening Speaker Event

We were delighted to have Professor Timothy Gilfoyle, past president of the Urban History Association and winner of the Allan Nevins and Kenneth Jackson prizes. Professor Gilfoyle presented “A Pickpocket’s Tale: George Appo and the Progressive Origins of Eugenics,” which draws on his award-winning book.  The event took place on...

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Event: Summer Institute 2017

Summer Institute, June 26-28, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. “Ordering America: How the Progressive Era and the Eugenics Movement Shaped Our Society” The Collaboration’s Summer Institute offers professional development to educational professionals and welcomes college of education faculty members who are participating in the Symposium. This year, the focus was...

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Evening Seminar Event

The DePaul University and Facing History and Ourselves Collaboration was delighted to hold its Evening Seminar, “I Learn America: Creating Cultures of Belonging in Schools” on April 19, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. This two hour event began with a film screening of “I Learn America: One High School, One School Year, Five...

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