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Where are the NJ History Museums?

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May 22, 2014 by Mary Rizzo

Today, the Institute of Museum and Library Services released data that shows that there are 35,144 museums in the U.S., …
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More Than Fun and Games?

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May 18, 2014 by Mary Rizzo

I’m delighted that my article, “More than Fun and Games?: Play, Public Humanities, and Engaged Democracy,” has been published in …
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Garden State of Poetry

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April 8, 2014 by Mary Rizzo

Happy National Poetry Month and happy 350th anniversary of New Jersey year! What do those things have to do with …
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“Crisis” in the humanities? – Panel Recap

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March 30, 2014 by Mary Rizzo

Last week, I had the pleasure of being on a panel with an amazing group of public historians and humanists …
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Public History and Mass Incarceration

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March 18, 2014 by Mary Rizzo

This past October, I had the pleasure of presenting at the Imagining America conference in Syracuse, NY. In addition to …
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Response to the Crisis in the Humanities From the Field

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March 1, 2014 by Mary Rizzo

As I’ve blogged about already and have discussed on the radio show “Ideas Matter,” the discourse around the “crisis” in …
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Public/Digital | History/Humanities: Conceptualizing the Digital Public Humanities

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February 23, 2014 by Mary Rizzo

This past Thursday, February 20, I had the honor of giving a talk at Lehigh University, thanks to the Friends …
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Backing Up the One-Man Band: Public History Boot Camp

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February 8, 2014 by Mary Rizzo

While large institutions like the Smithsonian Institution, Independence Hall, or Colonial Williamsburg have the funding and staff to experiment with …
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Los Angeles Displays Itself

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January 7, 2014 by Mary Rizzo

One of my first official duties as the new co-editor and Exhibit Reviews editor for The Public Historian was to …
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Tools for Digital History: Google Map Engine Lite

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December 20, 2013 by Mary Rizzo

After teaching myself Google Map Engine Lite for a small scale mapping project, I decided to write about it for …
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