The essays in the August 2017 issue of The Public Historian all deal with the diverse historical narratives that reside in any historical site or event.
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Pippi to Ripley 4 is an interdisciplinary conference with a focus on women and gender in imaginative fiction. We invite papers devoted to fictional characters in all media.
Delaware’s Atlantic Ocean resorts offer a wide variety of historical attractions including Swanendael, the site of Delaware’s first European settlement.
Together with the National Council on Public History (NCPH) and the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB), we are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tamara Gaskell to the position of Public Historian in Residence at MARCH and co-editor of The Public Historian, the flagship journal in the field of public history published by the University of California Press. She will begin the position on September 1, 2015.
By Linda Shopes If current trends continue, by 2060 58 percent of the population of the United States will be […]
American Rubble addresses the physical and social transformation occurring in our cities. Encompassing an artist residency, exhibition, and day-long symposium on […]
In the summer of 2012, middle school students in a leadership training program hosted by the advocacy group Asian Americans United in Philadelphia read about local resistance to plans to locate a new Phillies stadium in Chinatown a decade earlier. They then studied a map of the neighborhood and considered how siting the stadium there might have had different meanings for different groups – people who lived in Chinatown, people who worked there, local government, businesses and real estate companies, and the police, for example.
Estevan Rael-Gálvez, Senior Vice President of Historic Sites at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, delivered the 2014 Fredric M. Miller Lecture on May 8 at the Philadelphia History Museum.
In this workshop, Michelle Moravec, Rosemont College, will guide attendees into the world of Pinterest.