Graduate Research Assistant, Tim Johansen, reflects on race and parks Graduate Research Assistant, Tim Johansen, contributed the following reflection on his time working with the PLHC on its project with Shenandoah National Park. After completing my M.A. in History at Colorado State University, I was fortunate enough to become part of this project. I was […]
On February 28, the American West Program hosted “Midnight Ramble: Oscar Micheaux and the Story of the Black Film Industry.” Colorado State University professors Dr. Gillian Bowser and Dr. Ruth Alexander presented on the significance of this documentary and touched on themes of African American Silent Fil, Cowboys and the American West. It was an […]
American West Program to host screening of ‘Midnight Ramble’ Join the PLHC on February 28, 2017 from 7-8:30pm for a special edition of the Public Land History Center’s American West Program. This edition of AWP feature a screening of Midnight Ramble. The documentary film is part of the American Experience series. The film engages […]
About once a month, the PLHC hots Professionalization events for students to help them network, learn professional development skills and engage in good conversation about working in the public history field. Here are some photos from the most recent Brown Bag event, featuring Maggie Moss Jones.
The Public Lands History Center will host its first Professionalization Brown Bag series of the fall semester. Dr. Sarah Payne will lead a discussion about writing letters of interest and responding to job offers. See the attached poster below for more details.
The American West Program’s Color of Our Parks took place on September 29. Featuring speakers Nina Roberts, Gillian Bowser, Ruth Alexander, Camille Dungy, and Alexandra Hernandez, presenters shared their experiences with nature, race, and diversity in our national parks. Here is a link to a video of the panel in its entirety: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ew8Tgsv7Fs
On Thursday, September 29, The American West Program hosted “The Color of Our Parks,” a signature event in which scholars discussed the importance of race and diversity in public lands. There was a workshop in the afternoon, and then the main panel in the evening. Check out a few photos from the day below!
On Friday, September 29 the Public Lands History Center’s American West program will host its fall program. This year it is called “The Color of Our Parks: Nature, Race and Diversity in the National Park Service.” See the events information of the website to find out more information, or click on the photo of the […]
Dr. Mark Fiege, founder of the Public Lands History Center, has been named the Wallace Stegner Endowed Chair at Montana State University. Dr. Fiege joins the faculty starting this Fall 2016 semester at Montana State University. He was formally a faculty member in the history department at Colorado State University. See the news release below: […]
History MA Candidates Maggie Moss Jones and Sean Fallon spent their summer interning with the restoration crew at Rocky Mountain National Park. Maggie and Sean were employed through the Public Lands History Center. They curated their experiences into a blog titled “Rehistoring the Land.” Check it out below: https://rehistoringtheland.wordpress.com/