HIST556 Public HistoryUpdated: 13 March 2019
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
|Pre-requisites||candidature in a postgraduate award|
|Coordinator(s)||To be advised|
This unit invites reflection on the ways in which the past is present in a variety of forms and places in contemporary societies including, for example, commemorations, films, heritage sites, historical fiction, memorials, museums, re-enactments, tours. It introduces public history debates and methods; draws on comparative examples; encourages engagement with specific public history projects; and explores activities for the classroom. It also provides foundations for further studies in public history research and practice, and for the development of career paths in public history.
|Materials||Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.|
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: