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Engaging the Past: Curating “A Monumental Weight” at the Fredericksburg Area Museum

Guest post from Feeding the Elephant: A Forum for Scholarly Communications.


Public historians specialize in translating academic research for nonspecialists, providing models and inspiration for other scholars looking to convey the value of their work in understanding contemporary social issues. In this post, curator Gaila Sims describes creating an exhibit about slavery at a museum in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

How Do Historians and Journalists Write History? A Response to the NYT on Haiti

Guest post from Feeding the Elephant: A Forum for Scholarly Communications.


Guest post by Courtney Pierre Joseph, assistant professor of history and African American studies at Lake Forest College; Matthew Miller, senior reporter at MLive; and Ryan Huey.

Varieties of University Press Business Models V: Open Access

Guest post from Feeding the Elephant: A Forum for Scholarly Communications.


Guest post by Beth M. Bouloukos, director of the Amherst College Press.

This post is part of a series on how university presses (and other scholarly nonprofit publishers) are organized and operated. If you’ve got a model you’d like to describe, we’d like to hear from you. 

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