Upcoming Events

Symbols of Resistance Flyer

The History Department is presenting the documentary "Symbols of Resistance" on the history of the Chican@ Movement, Thursday, March 8, 5-8pm in the Hinde Auditorium.  A discussion with History and Ethnic Studies faculty will follow.  Please join us!

  Vicki Ruiz Flyer


Keynote Speaker Dr. Vicki L. Ruiz
Tuesday, February 13th, 5:30 – 8pm,
Global Lounge, Library Breezeway


Graduate Student Presentations, 5:30 – 6:45pm

Christine Kennedy-Santos, “Parteras of New Mexico and the Professionalization of Obstetrics”
Kate Smith, “Performing New Womanhood: Gender, Race, and Identity in the Early Twentieth Century”
Moriah Ulinskas, “Reframing the Picture: Mining the Oakland Planning Department’s Photography Collection for New Narratives on Redevelopment”
Eric Wagner, “Remembering Rebels: Michael Collins and Eamon de Valera from 1916 to 2016"

Keynote Address, 7:00-8:00pm

"Why Latino/a History Matters To U.S. History"
Dr. Vicki L. Ruiz, Distinguished Professor of History and Chicano/Latino Studies, UC Irvine

Dr. Vicki L. Ruiz, past president of the American Historical Association, National Humanities Medal recipient, and path-breaking scholar of Chicano/Latino history, has contributed to the reshaping of U.S. women’s history, labor history, immigration studies, and the history of U.S. West.