- 00:04:01Sue Weaver SchopfPlay ►
Sue Weaver Schopf introduces the topic of why students continue to pursue studies in the liberal arts fields in a technological world. Schopf is the associate dean of University Extension and director of the Master of Liberal Arts Program. Part 1 of 8.
- 00:01:07Donald OstrowskiPlay ►
Donald Ostrowski comments on the esteemed panel of historians gathered to discuss the implications of writing history today. Ostrowski is a research advisor in the social sciences for the Master of Liberal Arts Program at Harvard Extension School. Part 2 of 8.
- 00:14:52John McNeillPlay ►
Professor John R. McNeill discusses the implications of writing about the relationship between humankind and the environment upon which we depend. McNeill is an environmental and world historian, and University Professor at Georgetown. Part 3 of 8.
- 00:14:39Megan MarshallPlay ►
Megan Marshall believes it is the duty of the researcher to go and find what is actually out there beyond the Internet waiting to be discovered. Marshall is an award-winning American biographer and author. Part 4 of 8.
- 00:13:49John StilgoePlay ►
Professor John Stilgoe reflects on how more Americans would be interested in history if the scope was more mainstream and shares anecdotes from across the United States. Stilgoe is the Robert and Lois Orchard Professor in the History of Landscape, Department of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University. Part 5 of 8.
- 00:15:43Nancy KollmannPlay ►
Professor Nancy Kollmann discusses the challenges posed by writing history and her thoughts for the future. Kollman is the William H. Bonsall Professor of History at Stanford University and a Guggenheim Fellow. Part 6 of 8.
- 00:13:58David FischerPlay ►
Professor David Hackett Fischer reflects on the eclectic nature of historians and how this diversity is one of the discipline's greatest strengths. Fischer is the Earl Warren Professor of History at Brandeis. Part 7 of 8.
- 00:27:12Donald OstrowskiPlay ►
The panelists further explore and debate the issues of writing history today and discuss some of the themes from their individual presentations. Part 8 of 8.