My book! Inside the Lost Museum: Curating, Past and Present.

More about it here!  Order it here!


I’m a professor in the departments of history and American studies at Brown University. Through June 2023 I taught in the public humanities program and was faculty director of the Center for Digital Scholarship and Interim Director of the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage. As of July 1, 2023, I am semi-retired and the George L. Littlefield Professor of American History. 

I teach and write about museums and the history of museums, public humanities and digital humanities, and the history and philosophy of technology. I’m on twitter @lubar. My email is lubar@brown.edu. My official Brown information page is here. Many of my scholarly articles are in the Brown Digital Repository, here. Syllabi and miscellaneous presentations are on Scribd, here. More developed essays are on Medium.

I publish short essays here on a range of topics, and provide links to things published elsewhere. I’m working on four interconnected areas now:

I also occasionally blog about teaching and learning.

You can see an archive of all of my posts here. Some of my recent and favorite publications, here and elsewhere:

Some interviews about Inside the Lost Museum:

And a podcast discussion of my skills course:

[The views expressed on this blog do not necessarily reflect the views of Brown University.]


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