Ma students in history with a concentration in public history choose between a thesis and a non-thesis option all public history students must complete an internship off campus hist 6994 - advanced projects in public history 3 credit hours oral history, and public archaeology.
In lieu of a thesis, public history majors may choose to enroll in one semester of hist 6952 to complete a public history project projects, which are usually conducted in collaboration with a public history organization, can entail creating an exhibit, organizing a museum or archival collection, conducting a preservation survey or similar. Public history project is thus intended as both a capstone requirement for the completion of an ma degree in history and the production of a public history project that will enhance the student’s employment odds this project equals the traditional thesis in rigor and thus students will need to complete the required six hours in his590. History project, as opposed to a traditional history thesis, is both what the majority of public history programs across the world require and what best serves the interests of the graduate student seeking employment.
All public history students must prepare a master's thesis based on original primary research and complete a complimentary public history project at the end of the first year, public history students will apply for candidacy on the basis of their thesis proposal as prepared in hist 6693 (historiography. More socially engaged historians, on the other hand, consider public history a calling designed to help people write, create, and understand their own history 2 still others believe public history should influence the formulation of public policy. In may 2017 mr terry completed his oral history based capstone thesis project forgetting the lynching of jesse washington: manifestations of memory and the waco horror under the direction of dr paul j p sandul and the committee members: dr court carney, dr mark barringer, and dr stephen sloan (of baylor university) kurt began his phd program at oklahoma state university in fall 2017. 1 thesis project guidelines public history california state university sacramento introduction the thesis project marks a student’s culminating experience in the public history.
Capital campus public history program student theses and thesis projects archival projects accessing the kcra television film collection at the sacramento archives and museum collection center. Public programs – lecture series, walking tours, oral history projects, outreach activity, educational offerings, workshops, etc written works – research, reports, brochures, working papers, etc or historical fiction (including books), that contribute to larger public history efforts to broaden public history understanding. Current students & alumni we have great students doing history in public come join us for intellectual challenges in a collegial atmosphere our current students, alumni, and their presentations are listed below mr stanley completed his public history capstone thesis project, albert thomas: space in the bayou,.
University of central florida electronic theses and dissertations masters thesis (open access) a public history project atblakeley historic park.
This public history thesis project has two parts, the first part consisting of the creation of work products that will be used by blakeley historic park to support ongoing restoration and interpretive projects.
Currently, public history educators are discussing whether their graduate students should be required to write master’s theses although some students (including myself) at times bemoan the thesis as impractical and suggest a public history project or portfolio as an alternative, i found my thesis. Project advisor, a second reader, and the public history director the thesis project should be based on original research and contribute to the student’s particular field of specialization.