White Washing in Movies — 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 Summer Berry Every day we see different movies being announced and released for a wide market. However, we all see certain movies … Continue reading White Washing in Movies — CCU Public History Fall 2018

Meet MMM: Trish Biers — Mors Mortis Museum

More about Mors Mortis Museum this week! Read more about my amazing co-conspirator in all things death, museums, and human remains - Dr. Trish Biers! I remember the night so vividly, my father and I stood behind a burgundy velvet rope waiting to go into the cinema. I didn’t know what to expect, it was … Continue reading Meet MMM: Trish Biers — Mors Mortis Museum

Video Games as 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 Sean Butler It has recently been through modern movies, television, art, music and the Internet that has lead society to create an … Continue reading Video Games as Public History — CCU Public History Fall 2018

Meet MMM: Katie Clary — Mors Mortis Museum

Hey, it's me! Read more about my work with Trish Biers and Mors Mortis Museum here. How did I get into death studies? What are my research goals? Maybe this blog will answer some of those questions. MMM has some great things coming up, and we are excited to get together again in the UK … Continue reading Meet MMM: Katie Clary — Mors Mortis Museum

A History Nerd Changes a Non-Believer in Charleston, South Carolina — 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 Triona Fihaley Tuesday, November 6, 2018 was a day unlike any other: this was a day that I went to Charleston, South … Continue reading A History Nerd Changes a Non-Believer in Charleston, South Carolina — CCU Public History Fall 2018

The Palmetto State’s Gem — 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 John Hagelin In 2008 my family and I moved to Charleston, South Carolina and I have been in love with the city … Continue reading The Palmetto State’s Gem — CCU Public History Fall 2018

“It was so worth the stairs…” — 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 Kira Hamilton Since before I can even remember, my dad – who raised me to appreciate and love history, traveling, and nature … Continue reading “It was so worth the stairs…” — CCU Public History Fall 2018

Infographic Syllabi: Fun, Easy (no really!), and Engaging

Last fall we had a natural disaster that shut down our school for almost the entire month of September. I did not step foot on campus for the entire month, since for part of it I was in England for DaCNet and research. Once the immediate danger of Hurricane Florence was past us, the real … Continue reading Infographic Syllabi: Fun, Easy (no really!), and Engaging

André 3000 and Ment Nelson: Case Studies in Shared Authority and Public History in Southern 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 N. Valerie McLaurin At the Source Awards in New York City in 1995, Southern rap duo Outkast took the stage to accept … Continue reading André 3000 and Ment Nelson: Case Studies in Shared Authority and Public History in Southern Culture — CCU Public History Fall 2018

Pseudoarchaeology and History in Media: The Danger of Inaccuracy in Pop 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 Sydney James Channels such as the Travel Channel and the History Channel are notorious for creating shows that appear to be historical … Continue reading Pseudoarchaeology and History in Media: The Danger of Inaccuracy in Pop Culture — CCU Public History Fall 2018