A Haiku About A Sign (at Sand Creek)

Please stay on this side Living, one side Dead th'other Welcome to ghost zoo Ghost Zoo! Perhaps I don't understand the meaning behind sacred land. Unless dead people are also land mines, there is no danger for the living. What does this sign do, if not warn people of the explosive nature of past?  Well, it … Continue reading A Haiku About A Sign (at Sand Creek)

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Public History Programs on the Culinary School Model

I just saw this in my Facebook newsfeed http://publichistorycommons.org/culinary-school-model-for-public-history/ The article suggests that Public History MA programs might benefit from using a "culinary school model" meaning students would need past experience in Public History before they entered the program. The author, Trevor Jones, points out that required previous experience would give students an idea of … Continue reading Public History Programs on the Culinary School Model

The Civil War Sesquicentennial and the Civil Rights Movement

This semester I am helping my Prof with his senior level undergraduate Public History class. I have no grading responsibilities I am just putting together the Wikipedia page the students are creating and sitting in on the class discussions. (Great class I throughly enjoy it) The student's are making a Wikipedia page on the Civil … Continue reading The Civil War Sesquicentennial and the Civil Rights Movement