History 304 (101) Researching Local History from the Ground Up




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Are you interested in learning how to conduct historical research? Do you want to make new discoveries or uncover new stories about a local community? Are you wondering how you can connect your History courses with the wider world, or hoping to use your studies to contribute to public knowledge about the past? HIST 304 is a practical course designed around these priorities. Through lectures, discussions, and assignments – as well as unique hands-on opportunities to conduct historical research – the course will introduce local history as a field of study, build your research skills, and offer you the chance to contribute to new teaching resources or other public history projects.