The Library Company of Philadelphia will spend the month of April exploring topics related to nineteenth-century historic dress and textile […]
The New Jersey History and Historic Preservation Conference: “Building a Place for History: Rediscovery and Renewal” will take place on […]
As Director of MARCH, I wish to publicly acknowledge Dr. Howard Marchitello’s unwavering support and encouragement of innovation at MARCH […]
The MARCH team is excited to welcome our first public humanities fellows from among the faculty of Rutgers University-Camden. This […]
Jamie Longazel, author of Undocumented Fears: Immigration and the Politics of Divide and Conquer in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, is interviewed by CrossTies contributing editor Linda Shopes.
The Public Historian did not anticipate the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, when it recruited a roundtable on rapidly responding to community tragedy for its latest issue.
What is an appropriate monument for the city of Philadelphia? That is the question Paul Farber and Ken Lum, curators of Monument Lab, a public art and history project coproduced by Mural Arts Philadelphia, invited twenty artists to consider through the medium of temporary installations at ten outdoor sites in the city this fall.
This comprehensive public history project aims to serve as a national public reckoning with mass incarceration by viewing the issue through local communities.
Recent excavations at Wye House, where Frederick Douglass was enslaved, demonstrate how archaeology is both contributing to new scholarly understandings of the African American experience and becoming a more public enterprise.