May 15, 2014

José Toribio Medina Award for Sarah Aponte

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Dominican Studies Institute Librarian Wins Award

Professor Sarah Aponte is awarded the José Toribio Medina Award

Named after the prolific Chilean bibliographer José Toribio Medina (1852-1930), the José Toribio Medina Award is made in recognition of outstanding contributions by SALALM members to Latin American Studies.

SALALM is the premier American organization for Latin Americanist librarians and book vendors and has an international membership.

Professor Sarah Aponte was awarded at SALALM‘s 59th annual conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, held May 10-14, 2014.

May 8, 2014

Civil War 150 Exhibit and Program: Lincoln, Emancipation, Dakota War & Sand Creek

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Civil War 150 Exhibit and Program: Lincoln, Emancipation, Dakota War & Sand Creek

Civil War 150 Exhibit

The City College of New York – Cohen Library

The following events will be held in conjunction with the traveling NEH, Library of America and Gilder Lehrman exhibit “Civil War 150: Exploring the War and Its Meaning through the Words of Those Who Lived It,” which will be on display in the Cohen Library Atrium May 26 – June 16, 2014. All events will be held in the Cohen Library Archives located in the NAC Building of The City College of New York located at 160 Convent Avenue between 136th and 138th Streets, New York, NY 10031. The exhibit and events are free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. Please share this e-mail and/or the attached flyer broadly.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014


  • Lincoln, Emancipation, and the Meaning of the Civil War” – Prof. Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor of History
  • The Slaves’ Emancipation: How Lincoln’s Proclamation Became Law” – Prof. Martha S. Jones – Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, University of Michigan
  • Moderated by Prof. Greg Downs, The City College of New York

Tuesday, June 10, 2014


  • Renewing the Oyate: Dakota Cultural and Language Revitalization and Commemorations of the U.S. Dakota War, 1962-2012 – Deborah Edwards-Anderson, CCNY History MA 2014

Thursday, June 12, 2014


  • Join Prof. Adrienne Petty for a discussion on Ari Kelman’s book, A Misplaced Massacre: Struggling over the Memory of Sand Creek (Harvard, 2013). The first three people to RSVP will receive a free copy of the book! RSVP to: ddominguez@ccny.cuny.edu 

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