American history lecture series focuses on race, ethnicity, and gender

Three history and American studies scholars will be coming to campus in November as part of the American History Lecture Series. The series, titled "Race, Ethnicity & Gender in American History," is sponsored by Oakes College and the Department of History and will take place on Thursday afternoons at 4 p.m. in the Humanities 1 Building, Room 520. The list of speakers and their topics is as follows:

  • November 1

    Stephen Pitti, Professor of History and American Studies, Director of Ethnicity, Race and Migration Program, Yale University

    The Passions of César Chávez

  • November 8

    Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, Professor of Asian Studies and the Graduate Group of Sociology, University of California, Davis

    The Derivative Status of Asian American Women

  • November 15

    Ned Blackhawk, Associate Professor of History and American Indian Studies Program, University of Wisconsin, Madison

    How American Indian History Changed the Study of US History in the 1990s