CSU students gain real-world experience helping national park managers
The month of March’s Brown Bag Professionalization Series will take place on Wednesday, March 28 in the PLHC Commons. Maggie Dennis will be the featured speaker. Maggie works with the Cache La Poudre National Heritage Area, and will be talking about her experiences. This will be an excellent opportunity to learn about local Fort Collins […]
The Public Land History Center’s American West Program will host its signature event for Spring 2017 on Thursday, March 23 at 7:00pm in the Morgan Library Event Hall. Professor Ann Little of the Colorado State University History Department will be speaking about her book The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright, and will highlight the cultural, […]
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 […]
On February 28, 2017 from 7-8:30pm the Public Land History Center’s American West Program will be hosting a screening of a documentary “Midnight Ramble.” This documentary provokes thoughtful conversation about African American Silent Film, Cowboys and the American West.
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 Office of the Vice President for Research just awarded the PLHC a little less than 100,000 dollars to expand research projects in the center. The PLHC was only one of five units designated as a Program of Research and Scholarly excellence to recieve this amount of monetary award. The PLHC will work to hire […]
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!