Explore the work of faculty, staff, fellows, and students of the Brown Center for Public Humanities by following these links to recent publications and presentations.
Holly Ewald and Anne Valk. "Bringing a Hidden Pond to Public Attention: Increasing Impact through Digital Tools". The Oral History Review 2013, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 8–24, Oxford University Press.
Elysian Mcniff, class of 2012 (co-author). Art New England. "Public Art: Preparing for the Next Chapter", March/April 2013.
Anya Ventura, class of 2013. Art New England. "RISD BUSINESS: SASSY SIGNS AND SCULPTURES BY ALEJANDRO DIAZ", March/April 2013.
Schiff, Aliza. Americans for the Arts, "Public Art Assessment and Conversation." ARTSblog, February 2013.
Lubar, Steve. “From Collections to Curriculum: New Approaches to Teaching and Learning,” with Emily Stokes-Rees, in Stefanie S. Jandl and Mark S. Gold, eds, A Handbook for Academic Museums: Beyond Exhibitions and Education (Edinburgh and Boston: MuseumsEtc, 2012, pp. 88-119.)
Lubar, Steve. “Timelines in Exhibits,” Curator: The Museum Journal, forthcoming March 2013.
Lubar, Steve. “American Technology Museums: From Machines to Culture,”Ferrum, 2011
Lubar, Steve. “Scholarly Research and Writing in the Digital Age,” Public History News 32(4), September 2012
Lubar, Steve. “Museums: Essential Elements in the New World of Education,” in the blog of the Center for the Future of Museums, Dec. 11, 2012,
Lubar, Steve. “Letting Go?,” review of Letting Go? Sharing Historical Authority in a User-Generated World edited by Bill Adair, Benjamin Filene, and Laura Koloski, in Curator: The Museum Journal, 2012
Lubar, Steve. “Transport and Mobility on Display,” keynote address to the Conference of the International Association for the History of Transport Traffic and Mobility, Berlin, 2011
Lubar, Steve. “Digital, Public Humanities,” keynote address to the New England American Studies Association, Providence, RI, 2012
Lubar, Steve. “Should you get a PhD to Work in a Museum?” 2013
Lubar, Steve. “Facing the Museum,” Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, 2012
Anne Valk and Leslie Brown: Living with Jim Crow: African American Women and Memories of the Segregated South, published in July, 2010, Palgrave Macmillan Press.
Winner of the 2011 Book Award for Outstanding Use of Oral History, presented at the 2011 Oral History Association Annual Meeting, October, 2011.
Anne Valk, Amy Atticks, Rachael Binning, Elizabeth Manekin, Aliza Schiff, Reina Shibata, and Meghan Townes: "Engaging Communities and Classrooms: Lessons from the Fox Point Oral History Project," published in April, 2011 Oxford University Press' Oral History Review (2011) 38 (1): 136-157.
Ronald Potvin, "Washington Slept Here? Reinterpreting the Stephen Hopkins House," published in the Spring 2011, Volume 66, #2 edition of AASLH History News, The Magazine of the American Association for State and Local History.
Ron M. Potvin, "House or Home? Rethinking the House Museum Paradigm" in "The Power and Predicament of Historic Sites," History News, Spring 2010
Ron M. Potvin, "Chasing the White Whale? Flexible Use of Museum Collections," History News, Autumn 2014