Theoretical Museology in U.S. and Tribal Contexts


The International Committee for Museology (ICOFOM), the International Council of Museums, US (ICOM), the Association of African-American Museums (AAAM), and Southern new Hampshire University (SNHU) are pleased to announce an online symposium on "Theoretical Museology in U.S. and Tribal Contexts," to be held on August 27 and 28, 2020.

Symposium Themes

  1. "Museology," a Word or Not a Word?
  2. Teaching Theoretical Museology
  3. Theoretical Museology and Ethics
  4. Theoretical Museology and the Functions of Museums in the Community


Registration Form (TBD)

Symposium Program (TBD)

Click Here to Join the Online Meeting (TBD)

List of Presenters (TBD)

Symposium Final Proceedings (TBD)

Video Recordings (TBD)

Audio Recordings (TBD)

Organizing Committee

Robert Denning, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Liberal Arts, Southern New Hampshire University (r.denning@snhu.edu)

Yun Shun Susie Chung, Ph.D., ICOFOM Board Member and Team Lead and Adjunct Faculty of History/Public History, Southern New Hampshire University (y.chung1@snhu.edu)

James Fennessy, M.A., Presidio Trust, Adjunct Faculty of History, Southern New Hampshire University (j.fennessy1@snhu.edu)

Peer Review Committee

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Photo: Susie Chung