• CSUN History Department

2015 Whitsett Seminar and Lecture

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Whitsett Room, 4th Floor, Sierra Hall

Please call 818-677-3566 to RSVP.

The Department of History, California State University, Northridge, proudly presents the annual Whitsett Graduate Seminar in California History and Whitsett Lecture.

View the Whitsett Seminar and Lecture Flyer (.pdf)

Schedule of Events

12:00-1:00 Hosted Lunch

1:00-2:30 Panel 1
Comment: Dr. Allison Varzally, CSU Fullerton

Elizabeth A. Logan, USC
“Sweet Peas of Civility: The Cultural Politics of Environment in California, 1848 to 1915”

Guy McClellan, UNM
“Sierra Sprawl: Yosemite’s Age of Decentralization, 1956-1966”

2:30-4:30 Panel 2
Comment: Nicolas G. Rosenthal, Loyola Marymount

Dinna Rivera-Pitt, CSUN
“Behind the Legend of Miguel Leonis”

Eric Stewart, CSUN
“Victorian Sprawl: Streetcar Technology, Anti-Urban Planning, and the Natural Environment in Los Angeles, 1872-1913”

Israel Pastrana, UCSD
“Making Mexicans Permanently Temporary in 1920s California”

7:00: Whitsett Lecture
Dr. Margaret Salazar-Porzio
“Practicing Public History: California Stories at the Smithsonian”

Communication services (sign language interpreters, note takers, real-time captionists, or assistive listening devices)are available for this event. Requests for services must be submitted at least five (5) working days in advance.