Friday, March 29, 2013

4/9/13: Including Asian Americans in Public History - Workshop at Brown

Including Asian Americans in Public History

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

10am - 3pm

Join Franklin Odo, founding Director of theSmithsonian Asian Pacific American [APA] Program and former Interim Chief of the Asian Division in the Library of Congress, for an exploration of topics related to Asian Americans and public history. What are exemplary and inclusive ways to present Asian American history in museums and at historic sites? How should projects connect historical institutions to communities, including political, labor, and organizational leaders? This workshop will consider the relationship between public history and scholarship in Asian American studies and will examine major exhibits and other public history projects. Workshop participants will be invited to discuss their own projects and to collectively develop public history initiatives focused on topics in Asian American history and culture.

Registration Fee: $30.00
includes lunch.
Registration required by April 5.  

John Nicholas Brown 
Center for Public Humanities
& Cultural Heritage   
@ Brown University