Remembering the Past

In the construction of history, it is often individual and collective memory which conjures an understanding of the historical figure or event, yet it is historically accurate details that authenticate such representations. Tension exists between academic history and memory as historians have traditionally handled oral testimony and other less traditional sources with scepticism. Some of the common arguments against using sources like oral testimony and … Continue reading Remembering the Past

Welcome!

I know what you’re thinking… What’s this? A blog?!? Are you sure you want to invest time in a project that only you and your close friends and family will read? Yes. The answer is yes. I know I’m a little late to the blogging phenomenon, but sometimes its OK to be late. Don’t be late to things like birthday parties and the movies (you … Continue reading Welcome!