SYLLABUS: Introduction to Historical Studies: Atlanta

SYLLABUS: Introduction to Historical Studies: Atlanta

Description This course introduces students to ways of thinking about how historians “do” history, and teaches them how to do it themselves. I have organized the class around the history of Atlanta. For our final project, students contribute substantive independent...
SYLLABUS: Case Studies in Historic Preservation

SYLLABUS: Case Studies in Historic Preservation

Description History 8700 is a research seminar designed to help students acquire skills in the documentation, analysis, designation and protection of historic sites and districts. Students will have the opportunity to explore multiple sources of historical...
SYLLABUS: Atlanta Since WWII

SYLLABUS: Atlanta Since WWII

Description This course examines the political, economic, social and cultural developments that reshaped life in Atlanta from 1945 to present. While it adopts Atlanta as its laboratory, it is nevertheless intended to provide a broad overview of the major themes and...
SYLLABUS: Introduction to Public History

SYLLABUS: Introduction to Public History

Description This course will serve as an introduction to the field of public history. Public history is a profession, a set of methodologies and skills, and a way of engaging the past in which the historian is in direct dialogue and partnership with the public. Public...