American Society

December 21, 2018 | Comments Off on American Society

This is a miniature lesson plan using digital tools. I made the choice of using YouTube because not only is it public, it is easily accessible. When history involves the public and technology it has to be simple. Also, videos are always under a time limit and as teachers are also under the same limitations, […]

Educational Racism

December 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Educational Racism

Sam Hurley History Engages the Public Dr. Katherine Antonova 28 November 2018 Educational Racism Texas… Well, one does not get further to the Mexican border as Texas. Even saying Texas one can only think the South. The South is known for BBQ’s, good weather in the summer along with heat waves. But historically it has […]

Opposite Ways, Same Issue

November 28, 2018 | Comments Off on Opposite Ways, Same Issue

Sam Hurley History Engages the Public Dr. Katherine Antonova 10 November 2018 Opposite Ways, Same Issue For Karl Marx, his philosophy on how society should be organized was his way of a revolution. As a German philosopher and a supporter of the people, he believed in self-structure and people owning as a community. When he […]

The Cardinal

November 6, 2018 | Comments Off on The Cardinal

The Cardinal Over the weekend a colleague of mine attended his chapel at Fordham University. I myself have been to Fordham several times, but I never actually investigated the historical value of some of the buildings and names associated with each one. Coming in from the Southern Boulevard entrance across from the Botanical Garden one […]

Views on Popular Historians

October 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Views on Popular Historians

Sam Hurley History Engages the Public 22 October 2018 Dr. Antonova Views on Popular Historians Gregory M. Pfitzer, an American Studies professor, writes over 200 pages of what it means to write popular history and where it has gone towards. His book entitled Popular History and the Literary Marketplace; 1840-1920 observes only a microscopic view […]

Historical Writing

October 9, 2018 | Comments Off on Historical Writing

Sam Hurley History engages the Public Dr. Katherine Antonova 3 October 2018 Moyn vs Cormac The art of writing has always been tricky. A writer must engage with their choice of a particular audience as well as use words that paint a picture and tell a story. For scholarly and academic writers they also must […]

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