2015 Whitsett Graduate Seminar & Lecture
Department of History, CSUN
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Hosted Lunch: 12:00-1:00
Panel 1: 1:00-2:30
Elizabeth A. Logan, USC, “Sweet Peas of Civility: The Cultural Politics of Environment in California, 1848 to 1915”
Guy McClellan, UNM, “Sierra Sprawl: Yosemite’s Age of Decentralization, 1956-1966”
Panel 2: 2:30-4:30
Dinna Rivera-Pitt, CSUN, “Behind the Legend of Miguel Leonis”
Title: Empire and Exceptionalism: The Requerimiento at
Description: The conference addresses the justifications for
conquest and empire in the early modern Spanish world by
examining them against the broader panorama of European
colonial ventures in the Mediterranean, the Atlantic, and
beyond. Using the Spanish Requerimientoas a point of departure,
Empire and Except ...
New from the Berkeley Public Policy Press at the Institute of Governmental Studies, UC-Berkeley: Boom and Bust: The Politics of the California Budget.
On the occasion of the centenary of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco and the Panama-California Exposition in San Diego, Boom: A Journal of California has published a special issue devoted to “CALIFORNIA IN THE PACIFIC WORLD: 1915 | 2015 | 2115."
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