Public History event: Career Diversity speakers

HSSB 4020 University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

The Public History program and History Graduate program are hosting two guests, Megan Bowman and Peter Bachman, to discuss their experiences teaching at independent schools. Both teach at Fintridge Preparatory School, which is in the Los Angeles area, and both are historians. This Career Diversity event is part of an ongoing series to encourage graduate students and their mentors to [...]

Brandon Seto, “Doctorates Without Borders: Careers in Government, Advocacy, and Communication for PhDs”

HSSB 4020 University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

On February 28, Dr. Brandon Seto, Senior Floor Consultant to California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (and a 2010 UCSB history PhD), will give a talk entitled "Doctorates Without Borders: Careers in Government, Advocacy, and Communication for PhDs," about employment opportunities outside academia available to holders of PhDs. The talk, which is sponsored by UCSB's Public History Program, is free [...]

Public History Colloquium Event–“In the Spaciousness of Uncertainty is Room to Act”: Public History’s Long Game

Zoom CA

Join the History Department's Colloquium in Public History this Friday, November 6 at noon for a Zoom talk by Professor Marla Miller (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) about her recent article in The Public Historian, "'In the Spaciousness of Uncertainty is Room to Act': Public History’s Long Game." Taking her title from Rebecca Solnit’s Hope in the Dark, an exploration of [...]

Free

Public History Colloquium Event–”Pride of Place: LGBTQ Public History in the United Kingdom”

Zoom CA

Join the History Department’s Colloquium in Public History on Friday, December 4 at noon for a Zoom talk by UCSB alumnus Dr. Justin Bengry (Goldsmiths, University of London). Dr. Bengry will present a major crowdsourced public history project he helped develop. Pride of Place maps sites of LGBTQ history in the United Kingdom. Dr. Bengry set the project in context of [...]

Free

Public History Colloquium Event–”Public Lands, Public History: Putting History to Work for the United States Forest Service”

Zoom CA

Join the History Department’s Colloquium in Public History on Friday, January 15 at noon for a Zoom talk by Leisl Carr Childers and Michael Childers (Colorado State University). Childers and Carr Childers will discuss their current project, a new history of the USDA Forest Service from 1960-2020, and the historical methodologies that undergird their work. In particular, they will address [...]

Free

Public History Colloquium Event–”Reinterpreting Slavery and the Emotional Labor of History”

Zoom CA

Join the History Department’s Colloquium in Public History on Friday, February 5 at noon for a Zoom talk by Professor Hilary N. Green (University of Alabama). Professor Green reflects on the powerful legacy of Jim Crow era efforts to erase the history of slavery from the landscape of her workplace, the University of Alabama, and shares a project she pursued to [...]

Free

Public History Colloquium Event–”Abina and the Important Men: Graphic History as Public History”

Zoom CA

Join the History Department’s Colloquium in Public History on Friday, March 5 at noon for a Zoom talk by Trevor R. Getz (San Francisco State University). Abina and the Important Men began as an attempt to address a classroom problem: how to teach students about the dual responsibilities of the historian to historical subjects and contemporary audiences.  These goals both drove its [...]

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Public History Colloquium Event–“Presenting the Medieval Mediterranean: Museums and Archaeology in National Discourse”

Zoom CA

Join the History Department’s Colloquium in Public History on Friday, April 9 at noon for a Zoom talk by William Tronzo (History of Art, UC San Diego). From time immemorial, material artifacts have played an important role in political discourse: think simply of the use of the crown (in the United Kingdom) or the throne (for example, the throne of St. [...]

Free

Public History Colloquium Event–”The Queerness of Home: Public History and the Domestic Archive”

Zoom CA

Join the History Department’s Colloquium in Public History on Friday, May 7 at noon for a Zoom talk by Stephen Vider (History, Cornell University). Histories of queer and trans politics and culture have centered almost exclusively on public activism and spaces. Stephen Vider will discuss how his forthcoming book, The Queerness of Home: Gender, Sexuality, and the Politics of Domesticity After World War II (University [...]

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Public History Colloquium Event–”Telling Diverse Stories: The National Park Service Women’s History Initiative and Collaboration in Historic Preservation”

Zoom CA

Join the History Department’s Colloquium in Public History on Friday, June 4 at noon for a Zoom talk by Christopher E. Johnson (National Park Service), Anne Lindsay (Public History, CSU Sacramento), and Jenni Sorkin (History of Art and Architecture, UCSB). This presentation describes collaborative work completed under the Women’s History Initiative, one of three national initiatives authorized by the Secretary of [...]

Free

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