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Accepting applications: Assistant Professor, Modern Middle Eastern History

Monday, August 22, 2016

The Department of History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a position in Modern Middle Eastern History. The appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level,...

National Trust Interview with Camesha Scruggs

Monday, August 22, 2016

PhD Student Camesha Scruggs was interviewed by the National Trust for Historical Preservation about her work in Shockoe Bottom, Richmond, as she helped to lead a community charrette to design a...
Archival boxes in the vaults of the Rockefeller Archive Center in Sleepy Hollow, New York. Photo credit: Rachel Wimpee.

Shared Inquiry in the Archives

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Public History alumna Laura Miller '14PhD recently co-authored an article for the NCPH blog, History@Work, sharing insights gleaned from participating in a reading group formed by the Rockefeller...

New Book: Fifty Ideas for the Next Fifty Years of Historic Preservation in the United States: Considering the Future of Preserving the Past by Max Page and Marla Miller

Sunday, July 31, 2016

  The year 2016 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, the cornerstone of historic preservation policy and practice in the United States. The act established the ...
The crowd at The Happy Dog engrossed in a panel discussion about the history of the Hough Riots. Courtesy of the The Happy Dog.

Writing Public History in Cleveland

Saturday, July 30, 2016

In a new post on our blog, Past@Present, graduate student Rebekkah Rubin discusses her summer internship at Belt Magazine, an online magazine that publishes long form journalism about the Rust Belt...

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s… a table-desk?

Monday, July 25, 2016

In a new post on our blog Past@Present, M.A. student Katherine Fecteau talks about her public history internship in Historic Deerfield's curatorial department. Read more here....