Jumping up and down news! (Okay, I admit that I might be the only one who jumps up and down at this news). I was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the National Council on Public History (NCPH). Folks can find the complete election results in the March issue of the Public History News … Continue reading NCPH Election Results
On Friday January 17, 2014 the Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA), the Canadian Council of Archives (CCA), and l'Association des Archivistes du Quebec (AAQ) are hosting the Canadian Archives Summit: Towards a New Blueprint for Canada's Recorded Memory. The focus of the Summit is the future of documentary heritage in Canada and aims to stimulate … Continue reading Canadian Archives Summit
The transition from student to worker is one that many people struggle with. The transition from new professional to full-fledged member of a profession can be just as challenging at times. New professional groups and grants specifically geared to new professionals can help ease the transition into professional life. But, what defines a new professional? … Continue reading The New Professional Transition
Credit: Nikopol_TOPublic Historians work in a range of positions within and outside the heritage sector. Public historians can be found in museums, archives, libraries, academic institutions, corporations, not-for-profits, the film industry, research firms, and other organizations.In the United States the National Council on Public History is an active professional organization that represents, offers services to, … Continue reading Canadian Public History: Where Art Thou?