News About Public History Students and Alums

We have exciting news to share about several public history students and alumni. Savannah Darr recently became a Historic Preservation Specialist at the Metro Louisville Department of Planning and Design.  She previously worked as a cultural resources specialist for Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure.  On September 29, the Roscoe Goose House on South Third…

Students and Faculty at the 2015 National Council on Public History Meeting

The U of L was well represented at this year’s  National Council on Public History (NCPH) in Nashville, Tennessee.  Public history graduate students Katy Morrison, Jacob Burress, Carol Bolton, Hannah O’Daniel, Wes Cunningham, Miriam Williams, and Angelica Bullock attended, as did professors Lara Kelland and Daniel Vivian.  NCPH meetings have grown dramatically in recent years.  This…

State Historic Preservation Review Board to Consider National Register of Historic Places Nominaiton for the Roscoe Goose House

On Thursday, May 28, the Kentucky  Historic Preservation Review Board will meet in at the Paul Sawyier Public Library Frankfort to consider a number of nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.  One will be the nomination for the Roscoe Goose House at 3012 South 3rd Street in Louisville.  Prepared by Savannah Darr, a…

THATCamp, April 3

On Friday, April 3, from 1 to 5pm, the UofL Public History Program will host a THATCamp, a collaborative, active “unconference” developed by George Mason University’s Center for History and New Media. The goal of the event is to expand awareness of digital media tools for arts and culture institutions. UofL Digital History students and local public historians will present digital tools,…