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Browse Exhibits (16 total)

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Mary Leslie Newton's Letters

Mary Leslie Newton, born in 1874 and raised in Xenia, Ohio, was a prolific writer throughout her life. This exhibit focuses on one particular genre and period: letters written during her teenage years. As Jane Greer observes inGirls and Literacy in…

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S'amuser au Languedoc! (Montpellier, FREN 3560)

Soyez les bienvenus dans notre galérie virtuelle faisant affiche des diverses possibilités de s'engager, s'amuser et s'instruire dans le Midi de la France. Ce site sert de portail numérique à la ville de Montpellier et ses alentours. (A brief…

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Disability in Fanzines

This exhibit explores disabilities and disability issues in the fanzine collection at the Browne Popular Culture Library. These zines talk about everything from personal experiences with disability to discrimination and other issues faced by the…

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GERM 3310 (Spring 2018)

Welcome to this local German-American perspective on World War I, published shortly after the United States entered the war. These texts from the Rochester Abendpost (May 5, 1917) have never been translated. During Spring Semester 2018, a team of…

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund: A Tribute to the Heroes of 9/11 (September)

Voices, Visions, and Public Memories

This exhibit is a project by students in the Spring 2018 course Troubling Memory: Rhetoric and Public Memory[ies]. Throughout the semester, we followed contemporary news about the development and revision of public memory spaces. From public…


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Understanding Immigration: Global and Local Perspectives (BGSU 1910)

In spring 2017, Dr. Vibha Bhalla and Dr. Christina Guenther received a grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities to build up a certificate program in Migration Studies at BGSU. One of the first steps of this initiative was to offer three…


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Race and Resistance: Then and Now

American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful, and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it. —James Baldwin, “A Talk to Teachers” (1963) Black protest and black representation have always…

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Literacy Artifacts: Preserving Tools, Methods, and Teachers' Technologies of the Long Nineteenth Century

Founded in 1910 by the State of Ohio as a normal school to educate teachers, Bowling Green State University has reflected and shaped educational practices and changes throughout its history. Across the Nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries,…