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NCPH 2015: Reflecting on the Public History and Play Working Group (and more): Blog #5 — April 19, 2015

  • Reflections on defining play, empathy, and fun. Some praise and criticism of the conference. Personal public history conference goals this year

Never Meet Your Heroes: Reflecting on My Time at the Baseball Hall of FameBlog #4 — April 6, 2015

  • On my 2014 experience building a digital exhibit and archive for the NBHOF, reflects upon the problems encountered and solutions founds
  • Links to Sport in American History blog post

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Professional Wrestling: A Sports/Queer History Mix-tape: Blog #3 — March 10, 2015

  • On alternative presentations of masculinity in professional wrestling since 1945. Challenges the current analytic framework of hegemonic masculinity.
  • Links to Sport in American History blog post, co-written with Liz Catte

What the heck is a Hall of Fame? Thoughts on Consecration and MuseumsBlog #2 — February 3, 2015

  • On hall of fame museums and what distinguishes these institutions from other history museums. Outlines several unique points about halls of fame, such as cultural consecration and imagined existence.

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Can entertaining video games be used to teach history?: Blog #1 — January 15, 2015

  • On video games, historical empathy, and Papers, Please.

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