Monthly Archives: August 2014

Using popular culture to communicate history

In Glassberg’s assessment of the ways in which popular culture is used to communicate history I found myself intrigued by the idea. I have noticed in recent years a trend in this direction, but never thought of popular culture as … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Rosenzweig and Thelen’s readings…

Thinking about my interest in family history and what constitutes a historical “activity”. Continue reading

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Welcome to HIST 7040!

Welcome to┬áHIST 7040, Issues and Interpretations in Public History. This course is intended as an introduction to key theoretical, methodological, and practical issues related to creating history by, for, and with a wider public. Issues include questions of audience and … Continue reading

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