Historians Imagine: Celebrating Creativity in the Craft

Historians Imagine: Celebrating Creativity in the Craft

B. Erin Cole is a historian, museum professional and cartoonist. Currently turning some of her research on zoning, race and sexuality into a longform comic for public audiences. Author of the comics, I Am A Historian  I Make Exhibits and Am I Still a Historian? Historians Imagine is a monthly webinar devoted to this dimension of…

Continue...

What It Means to Disagree: Part II

What It Means to Disagree: Part II

Back on November 20, when Patty Limerick, director of the Center of American West, and Jennifer Ho, director of the Center for Humanities & the Arts, held their first Zoom public program to discuss  the divisiveness splintering US society, neither of them said, “Get braced. It’s going to get worse.” Unable to predict the future,…

Continue...

Thompson Awards for Western American Writing – and Video Entry Deadline!

Thompson Awards for Western American Writing – and Video Entry Deadline!

22nd ANNUAL Thompson Awards for Western American Writing – and Video! Eleven $500 prizes will be awarded to CU Boulder students in the Spring of 2021 – one of those winners could be you!   SPECIAL VIDEO CATEGORY: “2020 Through My Lens” This category is not limited to Western topics, and instead is open to…

Continue...

Promised Land, Hallowed Ground: Commemorative Justice and Making Change in Community Heritage Preservation in Southern California, Pt 1

Promised Land, Hallowed Ground: Commemorative Justice and Making Change in Community Heritage Preservation in Southern California, Pt 1

The Institute for the Study of Los Angeles at Occidental College presents a symposium with 2021 Scholar in Residence, Historian and Heritage Conservation Consultant Alison Rose Jefferson, M.H.C. | P.h.D. with invited guest speakers in the fields of conservation, curation and education to offer information on, discuss and response to the Belmar History + Art…

Continue...

Historians Imagine: Celebrating Creativity in the Craft

Historians Imagine: Celebrating Creativity in the Craft

Jenny Price is a public writer, artist, historian, and author of Stop Saving the Planet!: An Environmentalist Manifesto. Co-creator of the Our Malibu Beaches mobile-phone app. “When I finished graduate school in 1998 and moved to L.A. to pursue a nonfiction writing career, I planned to write one 250-page book after another. I just finished…

Continue...

Bipartisanship (and Friendship) Happen!

Bipartisanship (and Friendship) Happen!

Join us for a public conversation between CU President Mark Kennedy and UMass President Marty Meehan who served in the U.S. House of Representatives together. Kennedy as a Republican and Meehan as a Democrat worked across the aisle on a range of issues, and in the process, they formed an enduring friendship. The afternoon will…

Continue...

Historians Imagine: Celebrating Creativity in the Craft

Historians Imagine: Celebrating Creativity in the Craft

Phil Deloria is a social, cultural and political historian of the relations among American Indian peoples and the United States. Author of Playing Indian, and Indians in Unexpected Places. “Creativity seems to me to require the purposeful, intentional creation of conditions under which you can pose problems, and feel some uncertain confidence that the universe,…

Continue...

Historians Imagine: Celebrating Creativity in the Craft

Historians Imagine: Celebrating Creativity in the Craft

Natalia Molina is a historian who examines the interconnectedness of racial and ethnic communities through her concept of “racial scripts.” Author of How Race Is Made in America: Immigration, Citizenship, and the Historical Power of Racial Scripts and Fit to Be Citizens?: Public Health and Race in Los Angeles, 1879-1940. Historians Imagine is a monthly…

Continue...