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Recent Content

Announcement: Institute on California and the West: In Conversation with Anne Soon Choi, 3 November 2016

ICW In Conversation with
Anne Soon Choi
Thursday, November 3, 2016
12:00 - 1:00pm
The Huntington
EVC, Melanie's Classroom

Recreating the Aloha Spirit: Japanese Americans from Hawai'i and the Postwar American Dream

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-California: 17 October - 24 October

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
17 October 2016 to 24 October 2016.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-California.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


Call for Papers - BRIDGE: The Heritage of Connecting Places and Cultures


A friendly reminder that the call for papers deadline for the international conference BRIDGE: The Heritage of Connecting Places and Cultures is approaching (1st November). I would be most grateful if the following could be shared with your networks.

Call for Papers - BRIDGE: The Heritage of Connecting Places and Cultures

Conference Dates: 6-10 July 2017

Location: Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, Shropshire, UK

Historical Society of Southern California Annual Conference, January 21, 2017

The 2017 Conference on "World War II and the Homefront in Southern California" will be Saturday, January 21, 2017, at the University of La Verne. The conference will also include the presentation of the 2016 HSSC Awards.

The program will run from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm with a reception from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. The awards ceremony will be held during lunch, from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Program and pre-registration information available at http://thehssc.org/events/annual-conference/

Public Lecture: Historical Society of Southern California George A.V. Dunning Lecture, November 5, 2016

The 18th Annual George A. V. Dunning Lecture of the Historical Society of Southern California will feature Professor Vicki Ruiz speaking on "Why Latino History Matters to U.S. History"  on Saturday, November 5, 2016, from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm at 1030 Humanities Gateway Center, University of California, Irvine.

The event is free, reservations can be made here: http://hsscdunning.eventbrite.com.