News & Past Events

May 1, 2020

Dr. Jane Hong will appear in episodes 2 and 3 of the five-part PBS documentary series called “Asian Americans.” The series will air over two successive evenings, May 11 and May 12, 2020. The program starts at 8 pm ET/PT and will also be streaming on the PBS app during the entire month of May in honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

Headshot of Jane Hong
April 27, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Jane Hong for receiving tenure through the 2019-20 promotion and tenure process at Oxy. Dr. Hong has been promoted to associate professor, effective in the 2020-21 academic year.

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April 13, 2020

The History Department is pleased to announce the following winners of this year's Hardy Prize for Best Senior Thesis:

Event poster for Dr. Erica Ball's discussion of "Reconsidering Roots: Race, Politics, and Memory"
February 11, 2020

Join us for a talk by Oxy's own Dr. Erica Ball, Professor of History and Chair of Black Studies, about a collection of essays about race, gender, violence, and power.

Event poster for History department senior comps presentations
December 3, 2019

History class of 2020's senior comprehensive project presentations.

Photo of Dr. Joyce C. H. Liu
October 25, 2019

Presented by the Wellington Chan Distinguished Speaker Series in Chinese Studies - “Cultural Trauma and the Making of Unequal Citizenship:  Alternative Approach to Critical Inter-Asia Cultural Studies”

Event poster for the History party
October 8, 2019

Please join us on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at 11:45 AM in JSC Salsbury-Young.

  • Meet the majors
  • Meet the faculty
  • Junior Paper Prize will be announced
  • Learn about courses being offered in the Spring 2020 semester
August 26, 2019

Statement from the American Historical Association

July 31, 2019

Three History students presented their summer research projects at the Undergraduate Research Center's 20th Annual Conference on July 31, 2019.  The panel was chaired by Prof. Maryanne Horowitz.

Poster for LA Kauffman lecture
April 19, 2019

We are living through an unprecedented era of protest.