Public History

Sewanee’s Tiffany Momon Addresses Power & Struggle Conference

In February, as part of the annual UA Graduate Conference on Power & Struggle, graduate students and faculty welcomed invited keynote speaker Dr. Tiffany Momon, Assistant Professor of History at […]

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Public History Roundtable to be Held April 7

Join us on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at 1:30 CDT, for a roundtable discussion on the field of Public History and jobs and experiences outside traditional academia. The event is […]

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Graduate Students Help Catalog Materials at the Lillian E. Smith Center

During the past weekend, History M.A. students Emma Pepperman and Margaret Schultz joined Dr. Julia Brock at the Lillian E. Smith Center in Clayton, Georgia, to create a catalog of […]

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History and Reconciliation: Conversations on Slavery, Historic Preservation, and Community in the South

Please join the White House Historical Association, Department of History, and the Blackburn Institute on Thursday, October 17 for a panel, “History and Reconciliation: Conversations on Slavery, Historic Preservation, and […]

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Department Hosts Documentary Crew to Discuss Public History and the Media

Earlier this semester, Drs. John Giggie and Julia Brock hosted the documentary crew Phil Bertelsen and Rachel Dretzin for a free lunch and discussion on their recent film, Hope and Fury: […]

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Dr. Edwin C. Bridges, Former Director of the ADAH, to Speak on the Importance of Alabama History, February 27

Dr. Edwin C. Bridges, who recently retired as director of the Alabama Department of Archives and History after more than thirty years at its helm, will speak in room 205, […]

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Summersell Initiative in Public History Students Explore Options for History Majors

Archives, genealogy projects, museums, libraries — all of these are potential career paths for history majors, combining historical knowledge with technical skills and a love of the public. Drs. John […]

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