Professor Charlene Mires will discuss her book, Capital of the World: The Race to Host the United Nations at the Philadelphia History Museum on April 3, from 5-7 p.m. Register here http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e75sashf8e50ea7f&llr=9mazh9cab
You can read her blog at http://capital-of-the-world.com/
Current student William Roulette has been hired as a tour guide on the Battleship New Jersey. http://www.battleshipnewjersey.org/
Congratulations to Mandi Magnuson-Hung who completed her public history MA degree in December and has been hired as a museum assistant at the Wells Fargo Museum in Philadelphia. http://www.wellsfargohistory.com/museums/philadelphia/
Graduate students in the spring semester 2013 Historic Interpretation Seminar are blogging about their research on the Cooper Street Historic District. http://cooperstreet.wordpress.com/
They’ll be leading some tours for the Public History Community Forum and we’ll let you know about the times and dates so you can join them.
Shannon Keller & Melissa Wesson will participate in a panel “Using Digital History in the Classroom and Community,” at the Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region (OHMAR) and the Society for History in the Federal Government conference at the National Archives II in College Park, MD, April 4-5, 2013. They will co-present with Dr. Maria Gonzalez, who taught their advanced public history seminar in fall 2012.