Friday, September 13, 2013
CSP Lecture: William Deverell
"A City and Its River: The L.A. River Over Time and Space"
William Deverell is Professor of History at the University of Southern California and Director of the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West. Professor Deverell's research concentrates on the history of the 19th and 20th century American West, and he has written extensively on the history of Los Angeles. His publications include Whitewashed Adobe: The Rise of Los Angeles and the Remaking of its Mexican Past, which examines the historical relationship between the growth of Los Angeles and Southern California's complex history of racial and ethnic conflict and accommodation, and Land of Sunshine: The Environmental History of Metropolitan Los Angeles, a collection of essays which he co-edited with Greg Hise.
All CSP Lectures are free and open to the public.
Friday, September 13, 2013 - Saturday, September 14, 2013
Reading in the Digital Age
Come to the CDLR's happy hour on reading in the digital age to talk about the complexity of how the printed word has changed with the advent of digital technology.
Monday, September 16, 2013
Social Action Week Kickoff
Social Action Week begins with a 50th anniversary commemoration of the Sept. 15, 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.
The Black Student Alliance will host the commemoration of the bombing, which killed four young girls, horrified the nation, and marked a turning point in the Civil Rights Movement. The four girls were posthumously presented with the Congressional Gold Medal on Sept. 10.