The Lakefront Historian

A Student-Run Public History Blog from Chicago

Digital Exhibits: A Roundtable

As museums and historical institutions have increased their web presence, so too have we seen the rise of the digital exhibit. For public history graduate students, it’s almost impossible to … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Encounters and Crossings: The Ambiguity of African American Identity

by Pamela Johnson, Masters Student in Modern European History at Loyola University Chicago.  Crossposted from The Scholarly Wife. This past semester, I wrote a paper on historian Natalie Zemon Davis entitled, … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · 7 Comments

So, tell me about Frank Holmes…

Originally posted on 7358 S Pulaski:
Okay so, I had a super fun find while refoldering and adding admiralty cases to the database a few weeks ago. Admiralty cases, remember, are…

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jesus Visits The Americas? [Roundtable]

For the 9th Annual Loyola History Graduate Student Conference, the LUC Public History Committee will host a roundtable on “Revisionist Public History.” This is a post that introduces a case … Continue reading

November 1, 2012 · 4 Comments

The Lakefront Historian at NCPH 2012

Among the hundreds of public historians descending on the Cream City this week will be several Lakefront Historian contributors.

April 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Plans for Summer 2012

What do public history grad students do with their summers? Learn about the exciting internships and projects that students are undertaking across the country. And check back in the fall … Continue reading

April 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

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