Mar 13, 2018
Mackenna Johnson, Cal Poly History Senior presenting at the California State University - Northridge 2018 Comics and Visual Culture Conference, March 2018.
Jan 9, 2018
January 5, 2018 Celso Castilho, Vanderbilt University (left), Cameron Jones, Cal Poly (center), and Brenda Elsey, Hofstra University (right), presenting Dr. Cameron Jones with the Antonine Tibesar Prize from the Conference of Latin American History, for his article entitled "The Evolution of Spanish Governance During the Early Bourbon Period in Peru: The Juan Santos Atahualpa Rebellion and the Missionaries of Ocopa."
Winner of the International Institute for Asian Studies Colleagues' Choice Award in the category Humanities
Jul 31, 2017
|Christina Elizabeth Firpo, The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2016.
The Uprooted tells the forgotten tale of a ‘stolen’ generation: the fatherless métis children born in French Indochina. Uprooted from their Southeast Asian mothers, these children were placed in government-run orphanages and educational institutions as part of a colonial policy devised to disconnect them from their maternal indigenous roots. Rich in archival detail, this thoroughly researched book offers a brilliant and thus far neglected instance of child removal and the associated colonial and post-colonial discourse of race and gender.
Jul 31, 2017
Dr. Bodemer Gives Lecture at U of Wisconsin - Madison, July 19, 2017. Her lecture, Centering Southeast Asian Perspectives in the Teaching of Southeast Asia: A Methodology, was part of a lecture series at the Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
Jul 6, 2017
CONGRATULATIONS TO WINNERS OF THE HISTORY DEPARTMENT’S 2017 AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS
Read more to learn about the Awardees!
Apr 20, 2017
Dr. Tania Munz, Vice President for Research and Scholarship at the Linda Hall Library, Kansas City, will discuss her recent book "The Dancing Bees: Karl von Frisch and the Discovery of the Honeybee Language" on Tuesday, May 2 from 6:10 - 8 p.m. in Build. 180 Rm. 102 on campus.
Dec 14, 2016
Dr. Peter Zinoman, author and professor at University of California, Berkeley, will discuss his current book on Anti-Stalinism in Hanoi during the 1950's at 1:10 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, in Build.186-C101 on campus.
Nov 29, 2016
Two History M.A. students, Alika Bourgette and Crystal Smith, received funding from Graduate Education to present their research at an interdisciplinary conference in October. Both students were awarded $500 Graduate Presentation Awards, which provide financial support for graduate students who present research at a professional conference.
Salim Yaqub to talk about his book Imperfect Strangers: Americans, Arabs, and U.S.-Middle East relations in the 1970s.
Oct 18, 2016