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NEMA Fall Conference

Posted by Amanda Gustin on September 5, 2011 in conferences |

Heads up, everyone! The New England Museum Association’s fall conference will be held in Hartford, Connecticut from November 16-18. It promises to be a fascinating, fun time. The theme is “Museums in the Mirror: Reflecting Relevance in a Diverse Society.” For those of us who are poor grad students, NEMA offers scholarships – and the […]

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Museums in the News

Posted by Amanda Gustin on September 4, 2011 in museums in the news |

Welcome to our weekly roundup of museums in the news! Ukraine Is Building A Museum Dedicated To Pork Fat Jackson family talks about Michael, plans for park, museum Champaign teacher brings insight back from U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum End of state funding imperils UNLV’s Barrick Museum The Fate of Museum Ships During a Recession The […]

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AASLH Professional Development Resources

Posted by Amanda Gustin on September 2, 2011 in professional development |

I’ve been recently informed about some really great professional development resources put together by the AASLH’s Professional Development committee that you’ll want to check out. Basic overview is here: Careers for History Professionals There’s a good (though short) bibliography, some good thoughtful information about public history education, and some questions to consider about your career […]

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Rhizome and the Digital Age

Posted by Zoe Salditch on September 1, 2011 in collections, learning opportunities |

Welcome to a new guest poster, Zoe Salditch, who turned her Tufts internship into a full-time job at Rhizome! In this day and age, our cultural artifacts are increasingly born-digital. Your papers, for example, are no longer hand written, ink on paper objects but instead a .doc file saved on your computer’s hard drive. For […]

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