Perspectives Summer Columns

  • Building Archives, Training Scholars

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    Allison Robinson | Sep 3, 2020

    Working with two digital history projects during her MA studies taught Allison Robinson the value of digital work.
  • Looking Out for Each Other

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    Leah Valtin-Erwin | Sep 2, 2020

    COVID-19 is just the most recent crisis to throw the grocery store employee onto the frontlines of rapid and disorienting change.
  • Counting on the Census

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    Rachel Basinger | Jul 28, 2020

    Summer columnist Rachel Basinger describes how short census questionnaires stunt historical research.
  • Meet the 2020 Perspectives Daily Summer Columnists

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    Laura Ansley | Jun 17, 2020

    Introducing the three graduate students who will write about the US Census, digital history and pedagogy, and the history of grocery shopping this summer.

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    Samantha Stearns | Jan 17, 2020

    An eighth grade social studies teacher reflects on how pursuing a master's degree in history has reinvigorated her work in the classroom.
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    Acadia Roher | Dec 23, 2019

    The Arkansas People's History Project is developing new models for engaging with and involving the community in public history.
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    James Parker | Sep 26, 2019

    Irrigating the arid countryside sounded good to British authorities in Kenya. What went wrong?
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    Acadia Roher | Sep 16, 2019

    Documenting grassroots organizing in the South, a graduate student helps bridge generational divides. 
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