California Studies Dinner Seminars - Past Dinners

Tuesday, November 27, 2001
Louise Nelson Dyble, PhD Candidate, Department of History, UCB "Beautiful Marin County:  Land Use and the Politics of Planning North of the Golden Gate" (taken from her research on the history of land use policy in Marin and Sonoma Counties)

Thursday, October 18, 2001
Tomas Sandoval, UC Berkeley
"Latina/oSouls:  Cultural practice and Ethnic Identity Through Religion" (taken from his dissertation on Latino Identity in Post World War II San Francisco)

Tuesday, September 18, 2001
John Walton, Professor UC Davis
Professor Walton will discuss his new book, Storied Land:  Community and Memory in Monterey

Wednesday, February 21, 2001
Ted Asregadoo, University of Pennsylvania
"Revolution Interrupted: Student Protest Movements at Stanford, San Francisco State and Berkeley, 1964-1970"

Tuesday, May 16, 2000
Marcia Eyman, History Curator, History Dept., Oakland Museeum
Chuck Wollenberg, History Instructor, Vista College/Consultant, Oakland Museum
"Next Stop Vietnam:  California and the Vietnam War"

Thursday, April 13, 2000
Tony Platt, Cal State Sacramento
"The Case of the Disappearing Nuremberg Laws: Racism and anti-Semitism in Post World War II California"

Thursday, March 16, 2000
Dr. Shirley Moore, Professor of History, Cal State Sacramento
"Traditions from Home:  Blues Clubs, Blues Music, and the Black Community in Richmond"
Special Treat - Dr. Moore will sing a few songs as part of her presentation)  The topic of Dr. Moore's talk is an excerpt from her book on the history of the Black community in Richmond, published by UC Press.

Wednesday, February 16, 2000
Kimi Kodani Hill, Author
"Chiura Obata's Art from the Internment"  (Slide show) 

Tuesday, January 18, 2000
Jules Tygiel, Professor of History, San Francisco State University
"Major League Baseball Comes to California"


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