This course will provide students with practical experience in public history, material and visual culture, and oral history methods. It will familiarize students with the work historians do to interpret the past and share their interpretations with the public in museums, historic homes, archives, government agencies, private corporations, and the media. Requirements include regular in-class presentations, an exhibition critique, and a proposal for a historical exhibition on a topic of the student's choosing. (Offered every year).
4 credits
Upper Division
The Capacities | Oral and Visual Communication