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“Defining the Museum of the 21st Century” Opening Remarks

“Defining the Museum of the 21st Century” Opening Remarks

September 28, 2018

Opening remarks by James Fennessy, Robert Denning (starting at 10:20), Debbie Disston (starting at 22:42), and Yun Shun Susie Chung (starting at 38:46). This recording is audio only and has been edited to remove false starts, technical glitches, and lengthy silences. Video version (with visual aids) is available here: https://youtu.be/ycPpvzSOAok.

“Defining the Museum of the 21st Century” Symposium Closing Keynote and Remarks

“Defining the Museum of the 21st Century” Symposium Closing Keynote and Remarks

September 27, 2018

"Defining the Museum of the 21st Century" Symposium Closing Keynote and Remarks by Robert Denning and James Fennessy

Panel III: Serving Nearby Heritage for All in Museums in the United States

Panel III: Serving Nearby Heritage for All in Museums in the United States

September 27, 2018

Panel Chairs: Yun Shun Susie Chung and Robert Denning Natalie Sweet, M.A., “Defining the Citizen within the Rural Museum: A Case Study in Programming” Sara Torres Vega, Ph.D., “The 21st Century Museum as a Lab: Lessons Learned from MoMA’s Educational History” Diana E. Marsh, Ph.D., “Toward Inclusive Museum Archives: User Research at the Smithsonian's National Anthropological Archives” Antoniette M. Guglielmo, Ph.D., “Museums of Greater Consciousness” This recording is audio only and has been edited to remove false starts, technical glitches, and lengthy silences.

Panel II: Collecting Tangible and Non-Tangible Heritage in Museums in the United States

Panel II: Collecting Tangible and Non-Tangible Heritage in Museums in the United States

September 27, 2018

Panel Chairs: Monica de Gorgas and David de la Torre Jeffrey Max Henry, M.A., "The Artifacts of Cultural Change and Their Effect on the Museum” (starting at 1:40) Fabienne Sowa-Dobkowski, Ph.D., “Calling for the Inclusion of “Natural” Heritage in the New ICOM Definition of the Museum” (starting at 4:09) Alexandros Giannikopoulos, M.Sc., "Museum 4D” (starting at 21:27) This recording is audio only and has been edited to remove false starts, technical glitches, and lengthy silences. Jeffrey Henry’s presentation has been replaced by a short abstract and slideshow. Video version (with visual aids) is available here: https://youtu.be/XUUCr_nS6Ng

Panel I: Nation-Building in Museums in the United States

Panel I: Nation-Building in Museums in the United States

September 27, 2018

Panel Chairs: Anna Leshchenko and Deborah Ziska Lara Hall, M.A., "In Lieu of Objectivity: Defining Advocacy in the New Museum” (starting at 0:01:34) Mariko Kageyama, M.S., J.D., "Legal, Equitable, and Ethical Perspectives on Heritage in Museums” (starting at 0:17:30) Jillian Hartley, Ph.D., “Commemorating the Civil War in Border States: The Case of John Hunt Morgan” (starting at 0:35:39) This recording is audio only and has been edited to remove false starts, technical glitches, and lengthy silences. Video version (with visual aids) is available here: https://youtu.be/bF47gZNRkNI

“Defining the Museum of the 21st Century” Opening Keynotes

“Defining the Museum of the 21st Century” Opening Keynotes

September 25, 2018

François Mairesse, "History & Developments of ICOFOM and Defining the Museum of the 21st Century" Alyce Sadongei, "The 21st Century Museum in Native America" (starting at 0:30:00). This recording is audio only and has been edited to remove false starts, technical glitches, and lengthy silences. Video version (with visual aids) is available here: https://youtu.be/GoLt4f6DGSI

Heather Mayer - Historian

Heather Mayer - Historian

September 19, 2018

Dr. Heather Mayer teaches history at Portland Community College and Southern New Hampshire University. In this episode, Dr. Mayer discusses her new book, Beyond the Rebel Girl: Women and the Industrial Workers of the World in the Pacific Northwest, 1905-1924 and her recent article in the Washington Post.

This episode’s recommendations: Heather Mayer, Beyond the Rebel Girl: Women and the Industrial Workers of the World in the Pacific Northwest, 1905-1924 (Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2018): http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/beyond-rebel-girl Heather Mayer, “The Alt-Right Manipulates Free-Speech Rights. We Should Defend Those Rights Anyway,” The Washington Post, August 21, 2018: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/made-by-history/wp/2018/08/21/the-alt-right-manipulates-free-speech-rights-we-should-defend-those-rights-anyway/?utm_term=.a296321ab1b9 #Twitterstorians’ Twitter feeds: Kevin Kruse (@kevinmkruse), Heather Ann Thompson (@hthompsn) Project Recover: https://projectrecover.org/blog/2018/08/15/project-recover-discovers-stern-of-world-war-ii-u-s-destroyer-off-remote-alaskan-island-in-noaa-supported-mission/ Laura Alice Watt, The Paradox of Preservation: Wilderness and Working Landscapes at Point Reyes National Seashore (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017): https://www.ucpress.edu/book/9780520277083/the-paradox-of-preservation Rob’s review of The Paradox of Preservation: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51931

Rob Denning and James Fennessy can be reached at workinghistorians@gmail.com. Follow us on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/FilibusterHist.

Constitution Day 2018 - Presented by Karen Webb

Constitution Day 2018 - Presented by Karen Webb

September 17, 2018

The Working Historians podcast "History Soundbites presents a special Constitution Day 2018 episode with historian Karen Webb.

Natalie Sweet - Program Coordinator, Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum

Natalie Sweet - Program Coordinator, Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum

September 6, 2018

Natalie Sweet is the Program Coordinator for the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. In this episode, Natalie talks about her academic and professional background, her experiences researching and writing about Abraham Lincoln, and her role at the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum.

This episode’s recommendations: John Reeves, The Lost indictment of Robert E. Lee: The Forgotten Case against an American Icon (Rowman and Littlefield, 2018), https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781538110393/The-Lost-Indictment-of-Robert-E.-Lee-The-Forgotten-Case-Against-an-American-Icon Lina Zeldovich, “14,000-Year-Old Piece of Bread Rewrites the History of Baking and Farming,” National Public Radio, July 24, 2018, https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2018/07/24/631583427/14-000-year-old-piece-of-bread-rewrites-the-history-of-baking-and-farming Lakeside Press: http://www.lakesideclassicbooks.com/

Rob Denning and James Fennessy can be reached at workinghistorians@gmail.com. Follow us on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/FilibusterHist.

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