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History 700 Public History Overview

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Anne Whisnant

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Transcript of History 700 Public History Overview

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Origins of public history
What is history?
Why is it important?


What are its public purposes and why should it be publicly supported?
How do people encounter & use history?
How can historians engage the world?
Preservation & memorialization
Museums (including science)
National Park Service
1930s legislation & programs
1960s legislation
1970s job crisis
Why think about public history?
What IS public history?
Scholarship
&
theory
A field of study.
An approach.
A movement.
A mediating role.
Diverse arenas of practice.
Government
Museums
Private & public historic sites
National Parks
Consulting
Historic preservation / cultural resource management
Libraries & archives
The digital realm
Doing
history
My path
to public history
Teaching
History 671
http://publichistory.web.unc.edu/
Research
Competing
narratives
Audiences
&
presentation
Theory
Practice
Get involved
National Council on Public History
Digital history
Internships & jobs
H-Public
OAH
Courses
GIS
Historic preservation
http://docsouth.unc.edu/blueridgeparkway/
http://www.nps.gov/history/history/online_books/deso/deso_admin.pdf
http://www.nps.gov/calo/index.htm
Inherent interest
Practicality -- changing academy & employment
Essential questions of our profession
59.6%: T/TT faculty
Our department!
http://www.oah.org/programs/nps/imperiled_promise.html
BRP & NPS work
Contact me anytime:

anne_whisnant@unc.edu
UNC PhD '97
Super-Scenic Motorway: A Blue Ridge Parkway History
International Federation of Public History
Twitter: #publichistory
Joys of Public History
Challenges of Public History
Topical
variety
Making a
difference!
Collaboration
Creativity
Or, a lot of serendipity . . .
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