History Event Detail

UC Irvine Student Center

Magnifying Generative Imaginaries and Transformative Relational Ethnic Studies Research and Writing

Department: History

Date and Time: March 1, 2018 | 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Event Location: Humanities Instructional Building 135 (& others)

Event Details

Please join us for presentations that will center on undergraduate student and faculty research and writing in support of Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life and Kalfou: A Journal of Comparative and Relational Ethnic Studies. 

This event will provide you with an opportunity to learn more about this organization and publication via the experiences and perspectives of civically engaged faculty and students.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. George J. Sanchez
Past President of the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association and the American Studies Association, he is the author of Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture, and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles, 1900-1945 (1993) and coeditor of the series, “American Crossroads: New Works in Ethnic Studies.” He studies both historical and contemporary topics of race, gender, ethnicity, labor, and immigration, and is currently working on a book about the ethnic interaction of Mexican Americans, Japanese Americans, African Americans, and Jews in the Boyle Heights area of East Los Angeles in the twentieth century.

Schedule of Event:

HIB 135

9:00am - 12:00pm
Welcome, Introduction
& Undergraduate Presentations

HG 1030
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Keynote Presentation: 
Dr. George J. Sanchez

1:00pm - 3pm
Imagining America & Kalfou Information, 
Undergraduate Student Presentations,
and Concluding Remarks

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Rosas, arosas1@uci.edu