Huron, King’s, Western team up to launch Canadian-first Public History minor

July 31, 2017

Huron University College, King’s University College, and Western University have collaborated to launch a Minor in Public History that is reportedly the first of its kind in Canada at the undergraduate level. A King’s release notes that Public History “explores how history is understood by and communicated to the public, whether at museums, archives, historical sites and national parks, in films, fiction, or on the web, in policy making, historical consulting, and in academic teaching and research.” The program will require students to take courses from each of the three schools, and will work to prepare students for postgraduate studies or careers that focus on bringing history to life for the community. King’s