Visiting exhibits—in museums, libraries, of galleries of any size—allows students and the general public to engage objects and documents firsthand. The museum, gallery, and library becomes a field site for students, where they encounter objects and artworks differently from in the classroom. Writing an exhibit review lets students practice working with individual objects and pieces… MORE
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You will collaboratively research and build an interactive Paris walking tour for international tourists and study abroad students like yourselves who are interested in exploring the cultural life of African and African Americans in Paris, France. This year’s theme will be “Black Americans Out West and in Paris.” Preliminary Requirements Your tour should be realistic:… MORE
New Left movements that arose in succession employed similar ideological methods, but supporters were drawn to them for varying reasons, as the uneven overlay of the military-industrial complex on the American landscape resulted in grievances that diverged geographically.
P. Albert Lacson: Thanks so much, Elliott, for your willingness to chat with U.S. History Scene and the historians of the NEH “View from the East” seminar this afternoon about your life and work as a teacher and scholar. We’ll start with how you became an historian. Elliott West: Well, it was accidental. I grew up… MORE