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Civic Engagement

The term “civic engagement” refers to both formal political practices and informal organizational activities that

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Plantations

Visiting a plantation museum today can be a jarring experience. Since the mid-twentieth century, the

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Public Folklore

Public folklorists collaborate with communities to enable them to sustain their traditions on their own terms. They

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Reconstruction

The Reconstruction period following the American Civil War marked the transition from slavery to freedom

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Sexuality

The history of sexuality is a history of bodies—how they fit together and achieve pleasure—and

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U.S. Founders

Who counts among the nation’s “Founders?” Some lists of “Founding Fathers” (a term coined by then-Senator

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