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Graduate Course Details
Number HST 707
Title The Production of History
Credits 3.0
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
S1 1942 1/19/17 - 5/8/17 R 7:00pm - 9:20pm SB-106 Gayle V Fischer


This course examines how history and memory circulate through public life in modern societies, and how and why the past matters to individuals, groups and institutions. Among the topics we will examine are the relationship between scholarly historians and their publics, historical fiction, genealogy, collecting and memorabilia, debates over textbooks and school curricula, and practices of amateur history and reenactment. Not open to students who have received credits for HIS 787.