California Studies Dinner Seminars - Past Dinners

Fall 2013 Speakers:

Thursday, September 19, 2013—
Peter Richardson, UC Press and San Francisco State, speaking on his forthcoming book on the history of the Grateful Dead.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 —
Glenna Matthews, author and independent scholar, speaking on her recently published book, "The Golden State in the Civil War."

Thursday, November 14, 2013 —
Bob Cherny, San Francisco State, speaking on his forthcoming book on radical San Francisco artist Victor Arnautoff.

Spring 2013 Speakers:

January 24, 2013 —
After the Blast: Building and Unbuilding Memories of Port Chicago
Javier Arbona, UC Berkeley

February 20, 2013 —
Images of the Pacific Rim: Australia and California 1850-1935
Erika Esau
, Australian National University, Canberra

March 21, 2013 —
Monster Storm: The 1861-62 Floods and Their Legacy Today
Marcia Eymann
, City Historian, Sacramento and Dale Cox, U.S. Geological Survey

May 15, 2013 —
Church and State in the City: Catholics and Politics in 20th Century San Francisco
Bill Issel
, Mills College


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