The Adelphi University Department of History will hold its 38th Annual Adelphi History Conference on Monday, April 4, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. in Alumni House, 154 Cambridge Avenue, Garden City, NY. This year's topic is "Teaching Immigration." The free conference will feature a Pulitzer Prize-winning keynote speaker, presentations from Adelphi faculty, and an open forum belstaff jackets kids on how to teach immigration.
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