Academic Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    Jul 21, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HST 124 - (224) Monuments, Museums, and Movies: Introduction to Public History

Course Units: 1
(Fall; Lawson) This course will provide an overview of public history, defined as the presentation of history to a general public audience. Students will learn the theory, methods, and practice of public history in its various dimensions, including museums, monuments, historic sites, and films; they will explore the controversies that emerge in public history settings, including the battle over the Enola Gay, the Holocaust Museum, and commemorations of September 11th; and they will engage in a public history project in the Schenectady area.



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