Events

Commemorating Juneteenth

Juneteenth originated in Galveston, Texas on June 19th, 1865 when Union Army General Granger issued General Order No. 3, relaying the news of the Emancipation Proclamation. This announcement came more than a month after the official end of the Civil War and over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation.

To commemorate Juneteenth, this post features a selection of resources highlighting music, first-person accounts from former enslaved individuals, and the gradual abolition of slavery in New York State.

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Fordham Museum “Faces the Past” in New Exhibit

We are pleased to share that the Fordham Museum has been featured in the April 2021 edition of Connections, published by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU). Written by Curator of University Art Jennifer Udell, Ph.D., the article explores a new student-curated exhibit, “Facing the Past: Reexamining the Modern History of Objects in the Fordham Museum of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Art.”

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Day of DH 2021: Multilingual Tools & Projects

April 29th is the Day of DH 2021, where digital humanities (DH) practitioners share their work with a global community through social media and blog posts. This year’s theme is “multilingual DH.” In this post, we highlight the library’s Italian Pamphlet Digital Collection and share a selection of tools to help with multilingual DH projects.

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