41 min

How to be a Historian in Public The Way of Improvement Leads Home: American History, Religion, Politics, and Academic life.

    • Society & Culture

Is it truly possible for academic historians to climb down from the ivory tower and connect with the public? Host John Fea and producer Drew Dyrli Hermeling discuss the ways in which historians can engage with people outside of the academy, whether that be on Twitter or at the invitation of a mega-church. They are joined by Slate historian Rebecca Onion, whose own work on the Vault invites readers to engage with intriguing documents and artifacts.
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Is it truly possible for academic historians to climb down from the ivory tower and connect with the public? Host John Fea and producer Drew Dyrli Hermeling discuss the ways in which historians can engage with people outside of the academy, whether that be on Twitter or at the invitation of a mega-church. They are joined by Slate historian Rebecca Onion, whose own work on the Vault invites readers to engage with intriguing documents and artifacts.
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41 min

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