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Northwestern History Department Newsletter, Spring 2021

A Message from the Chair

Deborah CohenIn this awful, disorienting year, my colleagues have worked tirelessly – nights and weekends and without much in the way of breaks – to ensure that our students could continue to make progress in their programs of study.  We tried out new pedagogical techniques, sought to make sense of the world with our students, shared tips about zoom’s idiosyncrasies, gave lectures from bathrooms or basements while wrangling small children, and got advice from graduate instructors who’d wowed on zoom last spring...

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