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New Directions in Environmental History: Graduate Panel

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location:
Zoom Webinar Event
Cost:
Free

Join the CSUN Department of History for a series of lively events about California history and the practice of historical research, curation, and exhibition. Sponsored by the W.P. Whitsett Endowment.

About Our Guests

WILL COWAN doctoral candidate in history at the University of Southern CaliforniaThe Big Winter of 1862

WILL COWAN
doctoral candidate in history at the University of Southern California

Cowan’s dissertation, “The Pacific Slope Superstorms of 1861-1862,” is the first historical reconstruction of the Big Winter of 1862, one of the most cataclysmic seasons in North America’s past.

 

 

JUAN RUBIO doctoral candidate in history at the University of California, IrvineLead in the Soil: History at the Intersection of Community-based Science, Public Health, and Environmental Justice in Orange County

JUAN RUBIO
doctoral candidate in history at the University of California, Irvine

Rubio is working with community activists in Santa Ana (CA) to investigate the sources of heavy-metal contamination in this city's soil. He is a fellow with the Ridge 2 Reef Program at UCI, which is sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Rubio's dissertation is titled "Mining Ecologies: Capitalism and the Environment in Peru's Central Highlands, 1884 - 1930."

 

SHILOH GREEN SOTO doctoral candidate, Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Group, University of California MercedFrom Bay Preservation to Public Parks: Race, Open Space, and Comparative Suburban Environmentalisms in Orange County, CA

SHILOH GREEN SOTO
doctoral candidate, Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Group, University of California Merced

Situated at the intersection of critical race and ethnic studies, environmental studies, and suburban history, Shiloh's research analyzes the environmental justice impacts of suburban development on communities throughout Orange County, CA.

 

GARY STEIN doctoral candidate in history, University of Southern CaliforniaOutside the Box: Opposing the Grid and Its Apparatus in the American West, 1830-1990

GARY STEIN
doctoral candidate in history, University of Southern California

Stein’s dissertation is an investigation of intentionally independent societies across the American West. He analyzes the efforts of select groups who sought to live autonomously and self-efficiently, rejecting the core values of the U.S. settler society, such as white supremacy, patriarchy, and western American capitalism.

 


Accommodations for Guests with Disabilities

Communication services (sign language interpreters, note takers) are available for this event. Requests for services must be submitted at least five (5) working days in advance. Please contact Pepper Starobin at pepper.starobin@csun.edu or (818) 677-3566.


Spring 2021 Whitsett Webinars Event FlyerSpring 2021 Whitsett Webinars

WEBINAR 1• WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15 • 5:00-6:30

     Public History and the Future of Museums
     Guest: Anthea M. Hartig, Ph.D.
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WEBINAR 2 • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21 • 5:00-6:30

     East of East: The Making of Greater El Monte
     Guest: Romeo Guzmán, Ph.D.
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WEBINAR 3 • THURSDAY, APRIL 22 • 4:00-6:00

     New Directions in Environmental History: Graduate Panel