Instructor: Ellen Noonan
NYU course number: HIST-GA 1750

This course provides an introductory overview to the public history field in its diverse venues and manifestations. Through intensive reading, discussion, and writing, students consider how the field of public history came into being and how it has evolved; where and how history is made and consumed; and the intersections and collisions of academic history with commemoration and popular history-making.

Introduction to Public History is offered every fall and is a required course for students pursuing the Public History concentration.

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