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Travel Opportunity: Race and Rights in the American South

Black and White Civil Rights photo from the 60s. An African American woman appears surrounded by law enforcement.

Travel Opportunity: Race and Rights in the America

Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Tennessee, April 15-21, 2023

The institute begins with three full seminar days in March and April, studying the complex dynamics of race, rights, and power structures in the American South. It continues with a trip up the Mississippi River, visiting museums and sites related to slavery and resistance, Reconstruction and Jim Crow, the internment of Japanese Americans, Native American history, and the Civil Rights Movement.

Degree Programs

  • History

    BA
    Undergraduate
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  • History, Middle/High School Teacher Prep

    BA/M.Ed
    Combined Undergraduate + Graduate
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  • Africa, Asia, and Latin America

    Concentration
    Undergraduate
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  • Applied History, Pre-Legal/Business

    Concentration
    Undergraduate
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  • Applied History, Public History

    Concentration
    Undergraduate
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  • European History

    Concentration
    Undergraduate
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  • United States History

    Concentration
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  • History

    Minor
    Undergraduate
  • History

    MA
    Graduate

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  • Holocaust and Genocide Studies

    Certificate
    Graduate

    Learn more about the Certificate in Holocaust and Genocide Studies.

  • Public History

    Certificate
    Graduate

    Learn more about the Certificate in Public History.

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Andrew Darien, PhD, department chair
Bethany Jay, PhD, graduate program coordinator
Brad Austin, PhD, secondary education coordinator

History

Room SB107A, Sullivan Building, North Campus
Mailing Address:
352 Lafayette St.
Salem, MA 01970
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