Whither the History Major?
Anne Hyde, Colorado College
David Kinkela, State University of New York at Fredonia
W. Caleb McDaniel, Rice University
Where is the history major headed? Is it losing ground or at the leading edge of humanistic teaching and learning? Perhaps it is possible for both propositions to be true. This panel--comprised of award winning teachers, department administrators, key players in the AHA's history curriculum tuning project, and digital historians from a variety of colleges and universities--will consider the past, present, and future of the history concentration all with an eye toward pointing out the challenges and opportunities the major is likely to face in the generation to come.