What is Designing History’s Future?
- This is where to keep up with the University of Texas History Department’s participation in the UT Course Transformation Program.
- This is the blog for the Fall 2013 graduate seminar “Designing History’s Future” (HIS 392) taught by Karl Hagstrom Miller. You can read the syllabus for HIS 392 here.
- This is where you can pick up fresh ideas about teaching history–and contribute your own.
Karl Hagstrom Miller is an Associate Professor of American Studies and History. He writes about the business of popular music and knows a thing or two about what disruptive technologies can do to century-old institutions. He is an inaugural recipient of a UT Regents Outstanding Teaching Award and the author of Segregating Sound: Inventing Folk and Pop Music in the Age of Jim Crow.
Penne Restad is a Distinguished Senior Lecturer in History. She writes about consumer culture and higher ed teaching (and learning). An inaugural recipient of a UT Regents Outstanding Teaching Award and named one of the Texas Exes Top Ten Teachers last spring, she wrote Christmas is America.
Jessica Luther is a PhD candidate in History. She writes about the history of the body, slavery, and the early English empire. She also blogs regularly at jessicawluther.com (her main site) and pwrfwd.net (sports and culture), is a freelance journalist, and a social media consultant.