On the calendar and in the news: 

Friends, family, and colleagues gathered on April 16, 2010 to celebrate Professor Kathy Roper.  She retired after teaching European history for 43 years. Everyone expressed their gratitude for her service and wished her well.  She will be missed greatly.

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Fall 2014:  

Father Rob Carbonneau will speak about "Understanding Catholic China:  Headlines, History, and Tourism," at 4:30 p.m. on November 12 in Garaventa 130

Dr. James Ciment will give a lecture on "The Black White Men of Liberia:  The Story of Liberia and the Former Slaves who Ruled It."  6:45 p.m. Monday, November 3, in Hagerty Lounge

All semester, the History Department will be co-sponsoring the first Latin American Film Festival, organized in conjunction with the Department of Modern Languages.  Check posters for titles, times, and locations.

Spring 2013:

Professor Myrna Santiago was selected Professor of the Year by the faculty.  Read the story here:


Spring 2012:

April 25:  Professor Peter Dale Scott will be speaking about "The Role of the United States in the Drug Trade since WWII," at  4:30 p.m. in Galileo 201.  Everyone is welcome.  Refreshments will be served.

May 1:  Professor Thomas Mullaney will be speaking about "Semiotic Sovereignty:  The 1871 Chinese Telegraph Code in Global Historical Perspective."  7 p.m. in Galileo 201.  Everyone is welcome.  Refreshments will be served.

March 19, 2012:  Tour of the College Archives!  4:30 p.m. in the Library.  Everyone is welcome.

Fall 2011:

November 9, 2011: Talk by Professor Phylis Martinelli

Professor Martinelli will talk about her new book, Undermining Race: Ethnic Identity in Arizona Copper Camps, 1880-1920.  4:30 p.m. Galileo 201.

October 18, 2011:  Talk by Professor Roger Reynolds

Professor Reynolds, from the Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto, will deliver a lecture entitled, "God's Money:  Eucharistic Hosts in the Ninth Century According to Eldenfonsus of Spain."  4:30 p.m.  Lafayette Room, Soda Center

October 5, 2011:  Welcome back Nicole Jackson, Class of 2005

On October 5, 2011, Nicole Jackson, History graduate, will be giving a talk on "Race and Riots in London Streets."  Ms. Jackson is a Ph.D. student at Ohio State University in the History Department, working on a dissertation comparing activism among black women in the United States and the United Kingdom in the 1970s.  6:30 p.m.,  Galileo 201


Spring 2010:

April 2010:  Professor Carl Guarneri talks about the Civil War in the Bay Area




Fall 2009:

November 2009: 

College’s New Digital Archive Offers Window into Life of a Civil War Soldier

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