PublicHistory The State of History Museums: A Roundtable Discussion

AHA Session 125
Saturday, January 3, 2015: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM
Petit Trianon (New York Hilton, Third Floor)
Stephen Aron, University of California, Los Angeles and Autry National Center of the American West
Steven Conn, Ohio State University
Caroline Ford, University of California, Los Angeles
Nancy L. Green, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
Mark Meigs, Université de Paris–Diderot
Valerie Paley, New-York Historical Society
H. Glenn Penny, University of Iowa

Session Abstract

This session brings together historians who have worked on, worked with, and worked in history museums in the United States and Europe. Drawing on their scholarship and their experiences, panelists will discuss the changes that history museums have experienced and the challenges they face.

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