Much of Indigenous peoples’ knowledge held in archives has been collected through extractive colonial processes without Tribal consent.
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Telling LGBTQ+ Public History in a Regressive Age
This article recounts the experience of two curators whose exhibit on Kansas City’s LGBTQ history was removed by the governor.
Visualizing Abolition: Creating a History of Hope
What would it mean to think about the problem of incarceration, not from the view of specialists but from the view of artists?
“Never Again is Now:” Japanese American Protest at Fort Sill
Japanese Americans invoked their own experiences of incarceration at Fort Sill to highlight the history of racism, colonialism, and trauma.
The Smithsonian’s Decision to Exhibit the ‘Enola Gay’
What harbingers of the future of public history in the US resided in the mid-1990s fight over the meaning of the Enola Gay?
The New Old Culture Wars
How can public history be educational, impactful, and transformative in the United States’ new era of culture wars?
The 50th Anniversary of the Koza Uprising
Abstract: Three authors address the potential for the emergence of transnational audiences for public history. In December 2020, the Okinawa Memories Initiative hosted an online event commemorating the 50th anniversary… Read More ›
Transnational Public History
Monthly Editorial July 2021 Abstract: Public history has often been conflated with local history and as such has been seen as less significant than forms of history that speak to… Read More ›