Nov 30, 2022  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2018-2019 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIST 4910 Topics in Public History

4 semester hours

This course introduces students to the issues and practice of public history, which is dedicated to addressing and engaging the broader public in issues of history, memory, commemoration, and identity. Public history refers to all of those aspects of historical work that engage the public with the past, offering interpretation, inviting active consideration, and communicating the importance of history to current ideas, practices, identities, and debates. Such public venues include museums, historical sites, archives, government agencies, popular media, and now the broad spectrum of historical exhibition online.

HIST Concentration: Public and Applied History.

University Core fulfilled: Flags: Engaged Learning, Information Literacy.