Courses

The Center for Public Humanities lists courses under the American Studies AMST rubric.  Our flexible program draws on Brown University's open curriculum.  Elective courses can be selected from approved 1000 and 2000 level courses offered at Brown, Rhode Island School of Design, and Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The courses sponsored by the Center for Public Humanities in 2020-2021 academic years are listed below. Visit course catalog for a complete listing of courses at Brown University.

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2020-2021 Courses

Fall 2020 Course #

Title

Instructor

Days/Times/Locations

AMST 2540 Methods in Public Humanities Steve Lubar TTh 10:30-11:50am Fully ON-LINE
AMST 2630  Public Amnesias and Their Discontents: Theories and Practices of Remembering and Forgetting Diane O'Donoghue T 4:00-6:30pm Fully ON-LINE
AMST 2680 Semester Practicum in Public Humanities Ron Potvin Arranged, HYBRID
AMST 2685 Critical Approaches to Preservation and Cultural Heritage Marisa Brown TTh 2:30-3:50pm HYBRID
ANTH 1901 Anthropology in/of the Museum Robert Preucel F 3pm-5:30pm
  Additional courses recommended for Public Humanities students here.    

Spring 2021 Course#

Title

Instructor

Days/Times/Locations

AMST 1700N Public Memory Beverly Haviland M 3:00-5:30pm  ON-LINE
AMST 1510 Museum Collecting / Collections Ron Potvin TTh 1:00-2:30pm HYBRID
AMST 2650 Introduction to Public Humanities Dietrich Neumann M 3:00-5:30pm ON-LINE
AMST 2680 Semester Practicum in Public Humanities Ron Potvin Arranged, Weekly meetings M 9:00-10:00am HYBRID
AMST 2684 Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship in the Commons Nico Wheadon Th 4:00-6:30pm ON-LINE
  Additional courses recommended for Public Humanities students here.