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    • Constructing Public History in the Classroom: Baltimore '68 as a Case Study 

      Nix, Elizabeth M. (The Public Historian, 2009)
      When nontraditional undergraduates collected oral histories about the disturbances that followed Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in April 1968, their deep Baltimore roots became an invaluable asset to the Baltimore ...
    • Introductions to Joseph L. Arnold's History of Baltimore 

      Arnold, Joseph L.; Nix, Elizabeth M. (University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2015)
      How did Baltimore grow from a tiny hamlet in 1730 to the third most populous city in the nation in 1800? Joseph Arnold answers this question in the opening chapter of his sweeping account of two hundred years of Baltimore ...
    • Lessons From Baltimore 1968: How History Can Heal a Harmed City 

      Nix, Elizabeth M. (Time Magazine, 2015-04-29)
      In the 20 years that I have lived in Baltimore City, I have seen guns fired only twice; in each instance the targets were black men and the shooters were police. In one case the officer was trying to stop a group of men ...
    • Such Are the Customs of Baltimore: a History of Segregation 

      Nix, Elizabeth M. (Open Society Institute: Baltimore’s Talking About Race Series, 2015-10-27)
      Oct. 27, 2015 -- A History of Segregation in Baltimore -- This talk, given by Elizabeth Nix, a professor at the University of Baltimore, brought examples of structural racism and white privilege to light by talking about ...
    • A Traditional Educational Practice Adapted for the Digital Age 

      Nix, Elizabeth M.; Etheridge, Brian C.; Walsh, Paul (Honors in Practice, 2014)
      Did you know that you are the star of my favorite reality show?” an online auditor asked a University of Baltimore honors student at a reception in the spring semester of 2013. The student was one of twenty-one honors ...
    • The (Uncertain) Fate of Baltimore's Confederate Monuments 

      Nix, Elizabeth M. (Crossties: News and Insights for Humanities Professionals, 2016-11)
      This past January I, an avowed preservationist, made the motion to remove a 129-year-old statue from Baltimore’s prominent Mount Vernon Square. As a member of the Baltimore City Mayor’s Special Commission to Review Baltimore’s ...
    • West-Side Seton Hill Melds Religious and Racial Skeins 

      Nix, Elizabeth M. (Baltimore Gaslight/Baltimore City Historical Society, 2015-10)
      Seton Hill might befuddle the most devoted Baltimore history bu . It is named after Mother Seton, but was she an Oblate Sister? Was Johns Hopkins University origi- nally located there? Is the park at its center public or ...
    • Wikipedia: How it Works and How it Can Work for You 

      Nix, Elizabeth M. (The History Teacher, 2010)
      As RESPONSIBLE TEACHERS OF HISTORY, we all try to steer our students toward reliable sources. Many of us have been reluctant to authorize students to use Wikipedia in their classwork because we do not fully trust the open ...
    • Wikipédia: Como ela pode auxiliar nas aulas de Historia 

      Nix, Elizabeth M. (Revista de História da UEG, 2013)
      Como professores de História responsáveis todos nós tentamos orientar nossos alunos em relação às fontes confiáveis. Muitos de nós somos relutantes em autorizar os estudantes a usarem a Wikipédia em seus trabalhos acadêmicos ...