Undergraduate History Conference and keynote address, April 5-6

March 27, 2024

The Department of History invites you to its annual Undergraduate History Conference!

Keynote speaker Prof. Britta McEwen will discuss “Feelings and Fascism: Using the History of Emotions to Explore 1930s Europe” on Friday, April 5, at 5 p.m. in Founders Hall 163.

Panel, Sept. 15: Originalism and Textualism in the Constitution

September 11, 2023

In honor of Constitution Day*, the Cal Poly Humboldt History Department invites the campus community to a panel discussion on:

"Originalism and Textualism in the Constitution: Issues from the Past Confronting (Confounding?) the Present"

Time: September 15, 2023, 5-7 p.m.

Place: Founders Hall 163

Guest lecture on animal histories, Sept. 29

September 1, 2023

The History Department at Cal Poly Humboldt is excited to host Dr. Daniel Vandersommers, one of the pioneers in the new field of Zoo Studies, for a talk titled “Following Runaway Animals: Stories from the Zoo for Wilding History,” which will take place Friday, September 29, from 5-7 p.m. in Founders Hall 118.

What is Zoo Studies? “Zoo studies considers the modern zoo from a range of approaches and disciplines, united in a desire to blur the boundaries between human and nonhuman animals.”