Aug 09, 2020  
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LA 3040 - Introduction to Public History


This class will introduce students to the field of public history, and many of its core components, including examining how public historians: administer and/or construct educational exhibits for historic houses, museums, or sites; write up proposals to nominate sites to receive either state markers or national registry of historic places designations (or are involved in the process of creating other monuments or memorials dedicated to historic figures, significant locales or buildings, and important events); create walking tours of historic sites (that may or may not include adding historic signage) and/or creating digital links for the public’s ability to access history; become involved in the process of policy decisions that affect a community, such as issues surrounding historic preservation or rural and urban development.   -3 Hours Lecture.

3 Hours Lecture
3 Credits



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