The City of Alexandria will observe the Days of Remembrance, Yom HaShoah, for the victims of the Holocaust at noon on Wednesday, April 15 in Market Square, 301 King St. This year’s theme is “Resistance through Art”. The Alexandria City Council hosts the annual ceremony as part of the weeklong commemoration of the national Days of Remembrance, Sunday, April 12, through Sunday, April 19. This is the 28th consecutive year that the City has held the Days of Remembrance ceremony. The event is free and open to the public.
The speaker this year will be Marion F. Deshmukh, Robert T. Hawkes Professor of History.
The Life of St. Basil the Younger, one of the longest and most important middle Byzantine saints’ lives, presents the life of a holy man who lived in Constantinople in the first part of the tenth century.
On the Time magazine website, C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa, faculty member in the Department of History and Art History and Kluge Fellow at the Library of Congress, discusses his research (and forthcoming book) on Indian history in the District of Columbia and surrounding region.
The Department of History & Art History, Interdisciplinary Studies, the Office of Military Services, and some off-campus veterans organizations are sponsoring a free screening of Rory Kennedy's 2014 Academy Award-nominated film, "Last Days in Vietnam" on Sunday, March 29th, at 6:30 PM in the JC Cinema.
I had already been on the bottom of the Niagara River bed for over two hours, slowly excavating small test holes and looking for evidence of an 18th-century shoreline off Old Fort Niagara. Wine bottle bottoms, ceramics, trade beads, and numerous other artifacts dating from 1760 to 1780 had been deposited as trash throughout this small cove.