Upcoming Events

 Guns Panel Flyer

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES ON AMERICA IN CRISIS
Guns and Gun Violence in America

A free discussion series devoted to historical investigation of contemporary topics

Monday, April 23, 3-4:15 pm
Hinde Auditorium, University Union

Panelists:
Dr. Paula Austin, Sacramento State, History
Dr. Khal Schneider, Sacramento State, History
Dr. Christopher Towler, Sacramento State, Political Science

Moderator:
Dr. Rebecca Kluchin, Sacramento State, History

Rock and Roll Flyer

RACE, SEX, AND ROCK 'N' ROLL:  SILENCED HISTORIES OF ROCKERS OF COLOR

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11 6PM
AMADOR HALL 150

GUEST SPEAKER: MICHELLE CRUZ GONZALES, AUTHOR OF THE SPITBOY RULE: TALES OF A XICANA
IN A FEMALE PUNK BAND

FOLLOWED BY A SCREENING OF RUMBLE: THE INDIANS WHO ROCKED THE WORLD

FILM BEGINS AT 8PM
"RUMBLE" IS AN AWARD WINNING FILM THAT EXPLORES THE ROLE OF NATIVE AMERICANS IN ROCK N ROLL HISTORY

photographing Disaster Flyer

Photographing Disaster:
History and Images of Violence

5:30-7:30 p.m. | Tuesday, April 10 | Riverside Hall 1015
Three talks and a discussion moderated by
Professor Michael G. Vann, Department of History

 

  1. “Circulation, Spectacle, and Lynching Postcards” Alison Dean, Ph.D., University of California Santa Cruz
    Dr. Dean will present her research on images of atrocity, ranging from lynching postcards to photographs from Abu Ghraib prison.
  2. “Stateless - The Plight of the Rohingya: A Photographer’s Account” Andrew Stanbridge, Professional Photographer
    Andrew Stanbridge will discuss his experiences documenting the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people in Mynammar in 2017.
  3. “Near and Distant: A study in the experience of war through the work of August
    Sander and Alexander Gardner” Benjamin Donaldson, Yale University School of Art
    Ben Donaldson will speak on the experience and depiction of violence on the battlefields of the American Civil War.

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

2ND ANNUAL HISTORY GRADUATE STUDENT
RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

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.