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History Pedagogy in the Public Sphere


Apr 04 2018


9:30 am - 10:30 am


Forum for Scholars and Publics

011 Old Chemistry Building, Duke's West Campus Quad

History Pedagogy in the Public Sphere

History Pedagogy in the Public Sphere

With Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Please join us for breakfast and an informal discussion with historian Jeffrey Wasserstrom to explore questions about the relationship between research, teaching, and public scholarship. Can one’s work “translate” among various venues, forums, and media? How can you navigate between the demands of the academy and your interest in reaching wider audiences? Is public scholarship a form of teaching? All are welcome, although graduate students in the humanities and social sciences are particularly encouraged to attend.

This conversation is sponsored by Duke University Department of History, supported by its VH@Duke Ph.D. Innovation grant, “Rethinking Historical Pedagogy for the 21st Century” and hosted by the Forum for Scholars and Publics.


Jeffrey Wasserstrom

University of California-Irvine

Jeffrey Wasserstrom is Chancellor's Professor, History, at the University of California-Irvine. He is a specialist in modern Chinese history with a strong interest in connecting China's past to its present and placing both into global perspective. Among his many publications are Student Protests in Twentieth-Century China: The View from Shanghai…...

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