In this presentation, Andrea Eidinger discusses the question, “how to make history relevant?” from the perspective of an academic historian, a professor, and a public historian.
This presentation by Andrea Eidinger is part of the “Making the Case for History” Panel at the 10th Canada’s History Forum, Making History Relevant that was held on November 21, 2017 at the Canadian Museum of History. This event was organized by Canada’s National History Society and the National Council on Public History.
Andrea Eidinger is the creator and editor behind the popular blog, Unwritten Histories, where she produces original blog posts and curated lists on the study and practice of Canadian history. She holds a PhD in History from the University of Victoria and, since 2010, has worked as a sessional instructor on Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Her research focuses on intersections of gender, ethnicity, religion, and domesticity in postwar Canada. Eidinger lives and works in the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples.