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Historical Perspectives on America in Crisis Discussion Series:

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Is This the Death of Democracy? Populism, Totalitarianism, and Fascism in Historical Perspective

Monday, February 20th, 12:00-1:00pm
The Global Lounge, Library 1000

Moderator: Dr. Mona Siegel

Panelists:
Dr. Sherry Fields (Modern Latin America),
Dr. Katerina Lagos (Modern Greece),
Dr. Jeffrey Wilson (Modern Germany), and
Dr. Michael Vann (Modern Europe and Southeast Asia)

YouTube video of event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fsyq2AfqpWs&t=1107s 

American Immigration and Muslim-Americans in Historical Perspective

Friday, March 10th, 12:00-1:00pm
The Global Lounge, Library 1000

Moderator: Dr. Mona Siegel

Panelists:
Dr. Tom Clark (American Legal History),
Dr. Patrick Ettinger (American Immigration History), and
Mr. Hakeem Naim (Lecturer and PhD candidate in Modern Middle-Eastern History)

YouTube video of event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dw0tM7a34Rk 

Black History Month & Women's History Month - Anita Hill: Speaking Truth to Power

Please join us to celebrate Black History Month and Women's History Month on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 5:00-7:30pm in the Global Engagement Lounge (Library breezeway). We will show Anita Hill: Speaking Truth to Power, learn about the Supreme Court confirmation process, examine the impact of Hill's testimony in Justice Clarence Thomas's hearing, and discuss intersectionality.

Discussion led by Professors Paula Austin (History) and Danielle Martin (Government).

Anita Hill: Speaking Truth to Power


Center for Sacramento History, Black History Month Speaker Series

The Center for Sacramento History, in association with the Sacramento History Alliance, is proud to present a special Black History Month Speaker Series event, Sweet Freedom's Plains: African Americans on the Overland Trails, 1841-1869 on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 7pm at the Center for Sacramento History (551 Sequoia Pacific Blvd). Historian and CSUS Emerita Professor Shirley Ann Wilson Moore will speak about her recently public book on the westward migration story of black pioneers. Advance tickets are $15 each and available online only at www.centerforsacramentohistory.org. With limited seating available, tickets are expected to sell out quickly.

Part of the Center's Speakers Series, this special evening is presented in partnership with the Sacramento History Alliance, a non-profit dedicated to supporting the Center through exhibitions, education, and program. The Center educates and enriches the public by collecting, preserving, and making accessible the region's vast cultural heritage. Founded in 1953, the Center for Sacramento History is administered by the City of Sacramento and is jointly funded by the City and County of Sacramento.

Sweet Freedom's Plains