Historical Memory, Professional Ethics

What is historical memory? How do historians contribute to it? What is the responsibility of historians and what does it mean for them to act ethically in their profession? What good is history, anyway? And what have you learned this semester about the craft of history? History is, in part, a public trust; what will you do with it?

Reading and discussion for Tuesday: Back to James Loewen for Chapter 10

For Thursday: Williams Ch 19

Next Tuesday May 3rd will be a wrap-up and discussion day, and your final journal entry will be due. I will provide a writing prompt on Thursday for you to consider in the last journal entry.

Your annotated bibliography is due on or before May 10th.