Chick History and Humanities Tennessee are heading to Chattanooga for the final of this statewide series. Join us October 27 at the Hunter Museum of American Art for a day of hands-on practice finding and sharing women’s history, led by a team of nationally renowned historians.
Over 130 museum and history professionals representing more than 60 Tennessee cultural organizations have already participated in the Bootcamp training in Nashville, Memphis, and Knoxville.
What: A one-day training program for women’s history, professional development, and networking.
Who: Museum and history professionals, public historians, archivists, librarians, academia, educators, students, genealogists.
“I thoroughly enjoyed the Chick History Bootcamp. The first thing I’m doing tomorrow is taking what we learned and reevaluating our permanent exhibit redesign.”
– Caroline Mitchell Carrico, Memphis Pink Palace Museum
Schedule at a Glance
- Opening Remarks
- Session: Moving Beyond “Slave” and “Mistress”: Understanding and Expanding Coverage of Gender and Race in Historic Interpretation
- Breakout: Real Woman vs. Concept Woman
- Lunch and Keynote: Throwing “History” Out the Door
- Session: Lessons from the Frontline
- Session: Moving to the Foreground: Interpreting Women in the Civil Rights Movement
- Breakout: Flipping the Script
- Closing remarks
- Networking Reception and Cash Bar Happy Hour
- Cindy Grisham, PhD, is a historian, genealogist, and President of the Arkansas Women’s History Institute, who made an incredible historical discovery in her state.
- Page Harrington is the Executive Director of the National Woman’s Party at the Belmont-Paul National Monument for Women’s Equality in Washington, DC.
- Rebecca Shrum, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of History and Assistant Director of the Public History Program at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
- Noelle Trent, PhD, is the Director of Interpretation, Collections and Education at the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel.
CHATTANOOGA BOOTCAMP: OCTOBER 27 @ HUNTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 7
Early Bird: Individual: $45 (Regular $65)
Early Bird: Institutional 2-Pack: $78 (Regular $110)
Early Bird: Institutional 4-Pack: $155 (Regular $215)
Student Flat Fee: $30