The Polish Home Hall, Baltimore, MD—December 1, 2012 from 1-5pm
The Departments of American Studies and Visual Arts at UMBC and the Baybrook Coalition, a non-profit community development corporation, will host an event celebrating the history and culture . . . → Read More: Mapping Baybrook: From Main Street to the Harbor
“Baltimore Neighborhoods, Baltimore History”
8:30 am – 4:30 pm – Friday, May 11, 2012 – Maryland Historical Society
200 West Monument St. – Baltimore, MD 21201
SPONSORS: Baltimore City Historical Society, Maryland Historical Society, the Orser Center, and WYPR (media partner)
To register, please visit this website. The fee is $20 and there is a . . . → Read More: “Baltimore Neighborhoods, Baltimore History” conference
If you missed Marci Reaven’s talk on Public History Experiments in New York City, you can check out the full . . . → Read More: Marci Reaven’s Talk
Marci Reaven, “Giving the Past a Presence: Public History Experiments in New York City”
Thursday, December 1, 4-6pm, UMBC Library Gallery
Dr. Marci Reaven’s career in public history has included stints with the exhibit planning firm American History Workshop, the cultural organization . . . → Read More: Orser Center Events – Fall 2011
“American Studies 422: Preserving Places, Making Spaces in Baltimore” is an applied research course in the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). During the spring 2011 semester, students worked with Professor Nicole King to explore the important role of historic places . . . → Read More: Bridging Baybrook: Preserving the Past, Developing the Future (2011)
The Orser Center Advisory Committee will be meeting at The Commons 318 at UMBC at 3pm on Wednesday, March 30.
Following the brief meeting, the Orser Center is sponsoring a Humanities Forum panel discussion “Meet Maryland Traditions” from 4-6pm at the UMBC Library Gallery. There is a reception . . . → Read More: Orser Center Advisory Committee Meeting & Event on March 30
On the evening of November 11, 2010 the CSPCC was endowed the Orser Center for the Study of Place, Community, and Culture.
Thanks to everyone who helped to organize this event and gave to the endowment to continue the wonderful community projects Dr. Orser pioneered at UMBC. Congratulations . . . → Read More: Orser Center for the Study of Place, Community, and Culture
The Department of American Studies at UMBC is hosting a special event to honor Dr. Ed Orser, who retired in August after over 40 exemplary years at UMBC.
Ed Orser Retirement Party
Thursday, November 11 from 7-10pm
Please R.S.V.P to Carol Harmon
(410) 455-2106 . . . → Read More: Ed Orser Retirement Party
Toward a Bicycle Culture: Rethinking Urban Life on Two Wheels
. . . → Read More: Inaugural CSPCC Lecture: Thursday, September 23