In this unit, we will explore:
- the definition of “public history” and its goals, methods, and relationship to the academic field
- the potential benefits and problems with using digital tools for public historical engagement
Tuesday, May 1
Leslie Madsen-Brooks, “I Nevertheless Am a Historian”: Digital Historical Practice and Malpractice around Black Confederate Soldiers” in Dougherty, Kristen Nawrotzki; Jack. Writing History in the Digital Age, 2013.