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Coverage for grant HD-248462-16

The Colored Conventions Project
P. Gabrielle Foreman, University of Delaware

Grant details:

Colored Conventions, a Rallying Point for Black Americans Before the Civil War (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Eve M. Kahn
Publication: New York Times
Date: 8/4/2016
Abstract: The NYT article describes the Colored Convention Project's effort to document and provide access to the history of black organizing in the 19th century. It highlights various aspects of the Project--collecting and transcribing the documents, forming teaching partners, and future plans for a scholarly volume--through the excerpts from the reporter's interview with Dr. P. Gabrielle Foreman, the Faculty Director.

MLA Prize (Media Coverage)
Author(s): UDaily Staff
Publication: UDaily
Date: 12/12/2016
Abstract: The Modern Language Association of America (MLA) has announced that a University of Delaware team has won the 10th Modern Language Association Prize for a Bibliography, Archive, or Digital Project. The prize will be presented to the University’s P. Gabrielle Foreman, Jim Casey and Sarah Lynn Patterson on behalf of the Colored Conventions Project team for its work on the Colored Conventions Project, which brings 19th century black organizing to life in a digital setting.
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