ELLEN EMERICK attended a five-day conference in Palo Alto on the theme of promoting critical thinking in the classroom, run by the Critical Thinking Institute. She is also a member of the board (as past-president) of the Kentucky Association of Teachers of History [KATH] and helped put on their annual conference in Louisville. (Scholars Developing Scholars Newsletter, October 2004, p. 3.)

JAMES KLOTTER gave talks to two different University of Kentucky history classes, one to teachers at Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative, two to Kentucky Council for the Social Studies meeting, one at Frazier Museum in Louisville, and one to National Trust for Historic Preservation. He also had article published, “Duty, Honor, and Family: The Breckinridges of Kentucky,” in Kentucky’s Civil War and five chapters authored by him appeared in the revised edition of Kentucky’s Governors (University Press of Kentucky, 2004), edited by Lowell Harrison. He also just submitted the final manuscript for his new book, The Human Tradition in the New South (Rowman & Littlefield), and finished gathering images for another book, Faces of Kentucky, to be out in June. (Scholars Developing Scholars Newsletter, October 2004, p. 3.)