In January 2016, Public Humanities M.A. students Kara Noto, Emily Sellon, Andrea Ledesma, Christina Ho, and doctoral student Jonathan Cortez travelled to Hong Kong to research the Umbrella Movement, a series of protests that occurred in Hong Kong from September - December 2014.
Last week I had the pleasure of tagging along with Public Humanities Community Fellow Holly Ewald to document and help facilitate her most recent project: the 2015 UPP Arts Teachers Workshop. The day and a half long program was held in the cheerfully decorated library of the Reservoir Avenue School and attended by some 15 teachers, artists, researchers and scientists with a wide variety of ages, talents and experience.
Kathrinne Duffy, a member of a group usually known around here as the Jenks Society, offers reflections on their "Lost Museum" project below. The Lost Museum won this year's National Council on Public History's Graduate Student project award, marked officially this week at NCPH's annual conference in Nashville. They were profiled last week on the Public History Commons.