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UB Undergraduate Academic Schedule: Spring 2022

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HIS 459SEM - Special Topics-Pandemic Public History
Special Topics-Pandemic Public History RHO Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
Class #:   24610   Enrollment Capacity:   17
Section:   RHO   Enrollment Total:   8
Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   9
Dates:   01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022   Status:   OPEN
Days, Time:   R , 11:00 AM - 1:40 PM
Room:   Capen 201A view map
Location:   North Campus      
This is a public history course revolving around the COVID-19 pandemic in partnership with the Journal of the Plague Year: An Archive of COVID-19 ( We will learn about oral histories (focused on the ethics and logistics of conducting, processing, curating, and exhibiting COVID-19 oral histories), and digital archives (focused on the ethics of rapid response archives, documenting the pandemic, curation and exhibit-making using Omeka-S). We will encounter readings on the ethics and methods of oral history, archives, and public history. You will also receive practical training and execute a culminating project such as an oral history collection, data remediation project, or exhibit centered around the Buffalo community, your hometowns, or some other group to which you have access or theme about which you are passionate.
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