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PHUM 2010 Introduction to Public Humanities


This graduate seminar considers some of the big questions in the public humanities to understand the choices made in preserving, interpreting, creating, and presenting art, history and culture. We will read and talk about the history, theory and methods of public humanities and consider specific case studies. Assignments, like the field itself, are catholic, including theoretical and historical texts, poetry, documentary film, newspaper articles, creative nonfiction, film and video interviews, websites, and performance or visual art. We will learn with a range of local and national guest speakers who will share their perspective on issues in this class.

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Brown, Marisa Angel, "PHUM 2010 Introduction to Public Humanities" (2021). John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage Syllabi. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library.