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HEAR HERE: PUBLIC HISTORY IN THEORY AND PRACTICE

HIS 300, section 700 ~ 3 university UG credits

Course dates: January 24-May 2, 2018

Wednesdays, 5:30–8:15 p.m. (excluding March 14)
Downtown Main Street, Inc. (DMI), 500 Main Street, La Crosse

UWL offers 3 university undergraduate credits

Target audience: 

  • Upper Elementary to high school teachers of history
  • Storytellers
  • History buffs
  • First Nations
  • Immigrants to La Crosse
  • People from the LGBT community
  • HMONG community members
  • LATINO/LATINA community members
  • AFRICAN AMERICAN community members

Are you interested in the history of La Crosse? Do the voices and experiences of historically underrepresented peoples intrigue you? Would you like to know the local stories that go untold or unnoticed in the formal history of our community?

If so, please join us for project: HEAR, HERE, and help create a powerful and living example of local history in our community. UWL Continuing Education and Extension, Department of History and the School District of La Crosse are collaborating to offer this unique opportunity to community members. History Associate Professor, Dr. Ariel Beaujot, will present an engaging and innovative approach to teaching public history. Participants will gather and compile local, personal stories associated with geographic points in the city and make audio recordings available to passersby who happen upon those locales, they will help with the completion of K-12 programming for the project, and will learn how to implement data in the phone system, website, and how to use social media for the project.

This course will address history content and practices across grade levels.

Instructor: Ariel Beaujot, Ph.D.  |  abeaujot@uwlax.edu

Additional sponsors:

  • UW-La Crosse History Department
  • School District of La Crosse
  • Downtown Main Street, Inc.

Three university undergraduate credits are available to participants. Tuition will apply.

UWL academic credit registration & online admission application directions
Registration deadline: January 22, 2018

Last date to withdraw from this course is Friday, February 2, 2018. You must contact Briana Meuer AND the instructor, Ariel Beaujot, Ph.D., to initiate the withdrawal. Failure to do so may result in the inability to withdraw, resulting in a ‘F’ grade. Only withdrawals initiated before the deadline date of February 2nd will be eligible for a 100% refund.

To register for credit course contact: Briana Meuer, Credit Coordinator, 608.785.6513 or bmeuer@uwlax.edu

When: Wednesday, Jan. 24
Where: Downtown Main Street, Inc.
500 Main St
La Crosse , WI 54601
To request disability accommodations (accessible seating, interpreting, closed captioning, FM systems, etc.), contact UWL Continuing Education at conted@uwlax.edu or 608.785.6500.
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