Public History

Units: 1.5

Formerly: HIST 515A

Provides an overview of the branch of the discipline that involves communicating the pastto non-academic audiences and analyzing applicationsof history outside of the university. Students meet practitioners of public history, making professional contacts and exploring non-academic applications of their training. Connected with these practicalactivities are analytical questions: as they contemplate how history can be carried outside of the academy, students also discuss its purpose, importance and meaning.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 515A, HIST 515A, HIST 519 (if taken in the same topic).

Graduate course in the History program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

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