Book Launch: Kate McDonald’s Placing Empire: Travel and the Social Imagination in Imperial Japan

McCune Conference Room Humanities & Social Sciences Building, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Come Celebrate the publication of Kate McDonald's, Placing Empire: Travel and the Social Imagination in Imperial Japan (University of California Press, 2017) Featuring: Ken Ruoff Professor of History, Director / Center for Japanese Studies, Portland State University Sabine Fruhstuck Professor of Modern Japanese Cultural Studies, Director/ East Asia Center, UCSB Kate McDonald Professor of History, […]

Current Immigration Crises in Historical Perspective

McCune Conference Room Humanities & Social Sciences Building, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

The History Department will be hosting a panel for this year's annual Parents' and Family Weekend titled "Current Immigration Crises in Historical Perspective." The panelists will be Adam Sabra, Salim Yaqub, Harold Marcuse, and Verónica Castillo-Muñoz. See below for additional information.

Beyond the New Deal Order Conference

McCune Conference Room Humanities & Social Sciences Building, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Conference Description: When Steve Fraser and Gary Gerstle edited The Rise and Fall of the New Deal Order in 1989, they made the concept of a political and social “order” central to an interpretative framework that reperiodized U.S. history, from the election of Franklin Roosevelt, through Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society and on to the Ronald […]