A reception sponsored by the Lepage Center at the American Historical Association annual meeting. Learn about programs and initiatives and connect with other public historians. Hosted by the Lepage Center, the event is open to all. Refreshments will be served.
Open to attendees of the American Historical Association annual meeting
A briefing series for business leaders that brings historical scholarship to bear on issues facing the business community.
Invitation only. Please contact email@example.com to schedule a briefing.
The Lepage Center welcomes Liz Covart, host of the popular podcast "Ben Franklin's World," to Villanova's Idea Accelerator for a workshop on how academics can use podcasts to communicate scholarly research. "Ben Franklin's World" was created by Liz Covart in 2014. The show now has more than 160,000 downloads per month and was recently awarded "Best History Podcast" by the Academy of Podcasters.
Open to Villanova faculty, staff, and students. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest, along with the Villanova Career Center, will host its first-ever “History Career Day” on February 2nd, 2018. The day will include insights into career opportunities for students with history degrees; a realistic look at the history job market; and expertise from the Career Center on resumes, cover letters, and job skills. All undergraduates and graduate students majoring or minoring in history are welcome. Food and refreshments will be served.
Open to Villanova M.A. students in history, as well as undergraduate history majors and minors. RSVP required.
Please visit the World Affairs Council website for event information and tickets.
The Public History Community Forum - or PubComm - is an annual graduate student-organized event intended to create a platform for Philadelphia-area public history professionals and students to share ideas and inspire collaboration via workshops, presentations, and panels. It is co-sponsored by Rutgers University-Camden and Temple University. Additional support is provided by the Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest.
Fifty years ago, Philadelphia and the world were rocked by war, protest, and social unrest. In 2018, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest convene a group of scholars to examine the legacy, resonance, and lasting impact of that tumultuous year.
9:00 a.m. - Welcome and introductions
9:15 a.m. - "Music, 1968"
Moderated by Jason Steinhauer, Director, Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest, Villanova University
10:30 a.m. - Break
10:45 a.m. - "Sports, 1968"
Moderated by Sarah Leu, Edwin Forrest Curator of Performing Arts Collections, Historical Society of Pennsylvania
12:00 p.m. - Lunch break
1:15 p.m. - "War, 1968"
Moderated by Paul Steege, Faculty Director, Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest & Associate Professor of History, Villanova University
2:30 p.m. - Break
2:45 p.m. - "Protest, 1968"
Moderated by Christina Larocco, Editor, Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography & Scholarly Program Manager, Historical Society of Pennsylvania
4:00 p.m. - Conclusion