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Gregory Samantha Rosenthal

How should we respond when a public historian engages in, or has experienced, sexual harassment?

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Over the past several years, many of us have participated in conversations about the prevalence of gender discrimination and sexual harassment in the public history field. This behavior has occurred at conferences, in workplaces, and in educational settings, among consultants, audiences, frontline workers, students, and others. Read More

Reclaiming queer historical space

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Editor’s Note: In their article, “Make Roanoke Queer Again: Community History and Urban Change in a Southern City,” which appears in the February 2017 issue of The Public Historian, Gregory Samantha Rosenthal expands upon this preview to explore the intersections among urban history, queer history, and public history. Read More