HIST 148: Introduction to Public/Applied History

The UCLA Department of History and the Public History Initiative is proud to present History 148: Introduction to Public and Applied History, taught by PHI Director Dr. Tawny Paul. The course introduces students to core debates and theories of public history, as well as providing hands-on experience of creating public history. Through collaborative projects and engagement with visual and textual tools, students will learn how historical research is used to inform digital projects, public policy, museum exhibitions, historic commemoration, and popular media productions. This is a hands on experience! Come and learn how history is applied and interpreted in a variety of places, settings, and media for a variety of audiences and purposes.