Historians and the Work of History Museums: A Roundtable Discussion

Friday, January 3, 2014: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM
Warner Bros. Theater (Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History)
Virginia Scharff, University of New Mexico and Autry National Center of the American West
Sara Abosch, Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance Erik Greenberg, Autry National Center of the American West Erin Curtis, Brown University and Skirball Cultural Center William Convery, History Colorado
This session features historians who are employed in a variety of positions at history museums. They will discuss the work they do and the ways in which their doctoral training prepared them (and failed to prepare them) for their museum careers.