Hirsch Keynotes SU Native American Heritage Month Celebration November 30
SALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University’s sixth annual Native American Heritage Month celebration culminates on Thursday, November 30, with a keynote address by Smithsonian Institution National Museum of the American Indian historian Mark Hirsch.
His presentation, “Doing Public History at the National Museum of the American Indian,” is 6:30 p.m. in Fulton Hall Room 111. He discusses the challenges and rewards of public history in Washington, D.C., for indigenous societies and cultures.
Hirsch earned his Ph.D. in American history from Harvard University. His research has included 19th- and 20th-century social and cultural history, U.S. Native American policy, contact between Native Americans and Europeans, and the making of the modern world.