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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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.
Professor Myrna Santiago was selected Professor of the Year by the faculty. Read the story here:
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.
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
April 2010: Professor Carl Guarneri talks about the Civil War in the Bay Area
SMC in the News
- History’s Myrna Santiago Addresses Conservative Worries About New U.S. Cuba Ties
- ABC7 Gets Insight From Brother Charles Hilken On Vatican Climate Change Conference With Gov. Brown, Bay Area Mayors
- CBS-5/KPIX-TV Interviews Myrna Santiago About the Legacy of Cesar Chavez
- Huffington Post Talks With History Prof. Carl Guarneri About Utopias
- Public Radio's BackStory Interviews History Professor Carl Guarneri on Utopian Societies