LBSCI 728 - Public History

Overview

Course Title

Public History

Description

Public history is historical work that is intended to reach, involve, and engage a public audience outside of academia. Libraries, archives and museums often provide platforms and best practices for public history work and facilitate publicengagement in public history processes and outputs. In this course, we will explore a variety of case studies from a number of public history’s ever-expanding footprint. The central assignment for this course will include fieldwork on a local public history project. Students will be required to work both individually and in groups on experiential and service-learning projects.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

035831

Course Schedule