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Historians Beyond Academia: The Challenges of Curating a Museum Exhibition on the American Folk Music Revival

Monday, November 20, 2017 at 4:30pm

McGraw Hall, 366
740-750 University Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA

Please join the GHA in welcoming Dr. Stephen Petrus for the inaugural lecture of the Historians Beyond Academia series.

This talk will explore how historians might use research methods and related tools in the field of public history.

 Dr. Petrus will share his experiences in curating historical exhibits, focusing in particular on his work as the curator of Folk City:  New York and the Folk Music Revival at the Museum of the City of New-York (2015-6), as well as his work at the La Guardia and Wagner Archives (CUNY)

Departments

History

Contact E-Mail

ghacornell@gmail.com

Contact Name

Graduate History Association

Speaker

Dr. Stephen Petrus

Speaker Affiliation

La Guardia and Wagner Archives, La Guardia Community College (CUNY)

Open To

The Graduate Community

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