A Perfect (Public History) Week

Last week was one of those busy, exciting weeks full of public history on all fronts. Last Monday I attended a meeting at the Burgwin-Wright House, a colonial house museum in downtown Wilmington, where my Museum Administration classmates, professor and I presented the products of our work from last semester on a Friends group sortContinue reading “A Perfect (Public History) Week”

Little Bit of Everything

Another semester is coming to an end. It has been a very busy one with taking my last 2 courses, studying for comprehensive exams, researching for my thesis, and working in the University Archives. Thus, it has been months since my last update. There are several projects and events to share: AASLH in St. Paul In SeptemberContinue reading “Little Bit of Everything”

Still Standing

A new semester is well underway and that means a new project for the academic year. Still Standing is the working name of a project that will culminate in an exhibit about the history and preservation of slave dwellings and will open at the Bellamy Mansion Museum, which has recently completed the restoration of itsContinue reading “Still Standing”

Summer Multitasking

Since mid-May I have been multitasking, balancing an internship, a readings class (to start prepping for my comprehensive exams in December), and thesis research and planning. (Plus, I’ve been trying to enjoy the city of Wilmington and its cultural offerings, i.e. museums, concerts, and the beach. 🙂 ) One fact which makes this balancing muchContinue reading “Summer Multitasking”

New beginnings

Since my last post I have moved to Wilmington, NC and have started graduate school at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. In two years time I will have a Master’s degree in history with a concentration in public history. Over the last couple of months I have adjusted to living in the city ofContinue reading “New beginnings”