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In the south, confederate statuary and historical sinage has surrounded us all of our lives. Except for those that are extremely culturally and politically active, it seemed as if no one cared. Now, all of a sudden¬† you have this … Continue reading

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Welcome to HIST 7040, Fall 2017

Welcome to HIST 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 … Continue reading

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Welcome to HIST 7040!

Welcome to¬†HIST 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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Why repatriating museum artifacts is bad

This article from the Wall Street Journal got me thinking about jrenner ‘s post on the Civil War and Foucault. In that post Josh/Julie (?sorry) looked at the relationship of power to history and using Foucault asked who won the … Continue reading

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