Annual Whitsett Graduate Seminar: From 9:00 to 3:30 some of the nation's leading graduate students in fields related to California History will Share their research and receive critical feedback from leading scholars.
W.P. Whitsett Lecture: At 7:30 p.m. the Whitsett Lecture will convene, highlighting the recent Publication of Post-Ghetto: Reimagining South Los Angeles (Huntington and University of California Press, 2012). Three authors from the anthology and editor Josh Sides, the W.P. Whitsett Chair in California History at CSUN, will share their reflections on the history, present, and possible futures of this long-troubled section of Los Angeles. The three guest panelists are: Scott Saul, Associate Professor of American Studies and English, UC Berkeley Nat Zappia, Assistant Professor of History, Whittier College Jake Alimahomed-Wilson, Assistant Professor of Sociology, CSU Long Beach Reception immediately following. Reservations are requested (818-667-3566).
Morning Refreshments and Coffee from 8:20 to 9:00 a.m.
Sessions at 9:00, 10:40, 1:00 and 2:45 p.m.
Hosted lunch at 12:00 p.m.