H-California is a multi-disciplinary network focused on the study of California. We welcome contributions dealing with history,cultural expression, economics, ethnicity, gender studies, geography, literature, politics, and more. We encourage scholars to use H-California to communicate current research and teaching interests; to discuss new articles, books, papers, approaches, methods and tools of analysis; to test new ideas; and to share comments and tips on teaching.

Recent Content

Online Exhibit: Getty's Pacific Standard Time Initiative, Modern Architecture in Los Angeles, 1940-1990

Form and Landscape

Principal investigators Greg Hise (UNLV) and William Deverell (ICW and USC), along with project team members Kris Mun and Jessica Kim, as well as fifteen additional curators, are delighted to announce the launch of our collaborative online exhibit exploring "Form and Landscape" in the Los Angeles Basin. The project is drawn entirely from the Southern California Edison archive at The Huntington, and we are grateful to both the Huntington and the Getty, as well as numerous colleagues at each institution, who helped bring this project to completion.

Seminar for 8th and 11th Grade Teachers: Teaching the Civil War: A Case Study in Objects

This program is offered in partnership with the UCLA Public History Initiative and the Huntington-USC Institute for California and the West.  The workshop examines the Civil War from a western perspective.  The focus will be on the conflict over how the American nation would expand, and who, within that expanding nation, might claim freedom, property, and citizenship.

Announcement: USC's Institute on California and the West: May "In Conversation" Tyler Green on Carleton Watkins


A quick reminder to also join us this coming Wednesday, May 27, 2015 for Tyler Green and his discussion, Carleton Watkins in California: How an Artist on the  Edge of America Impacted American Science, History and Business (see our events page for more details).  http://dornsife.usc.edu/icw/currentevents/

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-California: 11 May - 18 May

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-California: 11 May - 18 2015 to 18 May 2015. 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.


Arizona State University - Lecturer, US History http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=50933

H-Net Announcements - Calls for Papers

Title: CFP: Society of Architectural Historians 2016 Annual
     International Conference
  Location: California
  Date: 2015-06-09
  Description: The Society of Architectural Historians is now
     accepting abstracts for its 69th Annual International
     Conference in Pasadena/Los Angeles, April 6-10, 2016. Please
     submit abstracts no later than June 9, 2015, for one of the 38
     thematic sessions, Graduate Student Lightning Talks or for open
     sessions. T ...
  URL: sah.org/2016
  Announcement ID: 222536