Hamilton’s Impact on Culture — CCU Public History Fall 2018

This is part of a series of re-posts of student blogs from Coastal Carolina University's Intro to Public History course in Fall 2018. Please visit the class website, https://ccupublichistory18.wordpress.com, for more information. By Autumn McNutt Hamilton has swept the world by surprise with new its innovative story and delight to audiences around the world. It … Continue reading Hamilton’s Impact on Culture — CCU Public History Fall 2018

The Untold Story of John W. Bolts (1861 – 1921) — CCU Public History Fall 2018

This is part of a series of re-posts of student blogs from Coastal Carolina University's Intro to Public History course in Fall 2018. Please visit the class website, https://ccupublichistory18.wordpress.com, for more information. by N. Valerie McLaurin Who is John W. Bolts? If you’ve never heard of him, you’re in the same boat I was in … Continue reading The Untold Story of John W. Bolts (1861 – 1921) — CCU Public History Fall 2018

Is the Doctor a Public Historian? — CCU Public History Fall 2018

This is part of a series of re-posts of student blogs from Coastal Carolina University's Intro to Public History course in Fall 2018. Please visit the class website, https://ccupublichistory18.wordpress.com, for more information. By Kayla Griffin For over 50 years, the Doctor has been gracing our television screens teaching us all about space and time travel, … Continue reading Is the Doctor a Public Historian? — CCU Public History Fall 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 and Public History — CCU Public History Fall 2018

This is part of a series of re-posts of student blogs from Coastal Carolina University's Intro to Public History course in Fall 2018. Please visit the class website, https://ccupublichistory18.wordpress.com, for more information. By Lyle Ciardi History is one subject that most people hit the snooze button on when it comes up in conversation. But the … Continue reading Red Dead Redemption 2 and Public History — CCU Public History Fall 2018

Valley Forge: An American Treasure Worth Saving — CCU Public History Fall 2018

This is part of a series of re-posts of student blogs from Coastal Carolina University's Intro to Public History course in Fall 2018. Please visit the class website, https://ccupublichistory18.wordpress.com, for more information. By Gert Hynes In September 2017, a hurricane evacuation from South Carolina took me to family in Pennsylvania. While there, in an attempt to … Continue reading Valley Forge: An American Treasure Worth Saving — CCU Public History Fall 2018

The Incredible Legacy of Historical Ancient Women: Where are they in film? — CCU Public History Fall 2018

This is part of a series of re-posts of student blogs from Coastal Carolina University's Intro to Public History course in Fall 2018. Please visit the class website, https://ccupublichistory18.wordpress.com, for more information. By Lindsey Perritt A question that I have currently asked myself is where is the representation of women from the ancient history in … Continue reading The Incredible Legacy of Historical Ancient Women: Where are they in film? — CCU Public History Fall 2018

Graffiti: Historic Art Form or Vandalism? — CCU Public History Fall 2018

This is part of a series of re-posts of student blogs from Coastal Carolina University's Intro to Public History course in Fall 2018. Please visit the class website, https://ccupublichistory18.wordpress.com, for more information. By Autumn McNutt Graffiti is represented in the form of writings and drawings that are usually displayed on public walls and surfaces. Graffiti … Continue reading Graffiti: Historic Art Form or Vandalism? — CCU Public History Fall 2018

Community Involvement in Archaeology: Benefits, Obstacles, and Potential — CCU Public History Fall 2018

This is part of a series of re-posts of student blogs from Coastal Carolina University's Intro to Public History course in Fall 2018. Please visit the class website, https://ccupublichistory18.wordpress.com, for more information. By Sydney James This past June and July, I was lucky enough to attend the Koobi Fora Field School (KFFS), a paleoanthropological, research-intensive … Continue reading Community Involvement in Archaeology: Benefits, Obstacles, and Potential — CCU Public History Fall 2018

The Fight for Accurate History in the Classroom — CCU Public History Fall 2018

This is part of a series of re-posts of student blogs from Coastal Carolina University's Intro to Public History course in Fall 2018. Please visit the class website, https://ccupublichistory18.wordpress.com, for more information. By Jessica Bradwell My mother has been a special education teacher for students who are emotional disabled in South Carolina for almost 20 … Continue reading The Fight for Accurate History in the Classroom — CCU Public History Fall 2018

Just for Kids? In Defense of Science Museums — CCU Public History Fall 2018

This is part of a series of re-posts of student blogs from Coastal Carolina University's Intro to Public History course in Fall 2018. Please visit the class website, https://ccupublichistory18.wordpress.com, for more information.  By Joseph Breault Do me a favor; I want you to take a minute to think about a science museum. Unless you’re a … Continue reading Just for Kids? In Defense of Science Museums — CCU Public History Fall 2018