News for History students - 5/1/2023

May 1, 2023

1) Clarke Historical Museum's First Saturday Lecture Series, May 6

Photographer Diana Schoenfeld shares her Schoolhouse Odyssey - more than two decades of photographing America's often forgotten one room schoolhouses. Begun in 1995 in Humboldt Country, continuing across the United States, from Vermont to California, from the Deep South to the Pacific Northwest, Schoenfeld has also gathered memories from former teachers and students as long ago as 1916. This event will be in person and live-streamed on YouTube.

Canceled - keynote address for History Conference, April 21

April 20, 2023

The History Conference keynote address originally scheduled for April 21 has been canceled. Due to significant storms in the plains states, Dr. Daniel Vandersommers is not able to make it to Humboldt. His talk (“Following Runaway Animals: Stories from the Zoo for Wilding History") will be rescheduled in the Fall. Student presentations will still take place on Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in Founders Hall 232.

News for History students - 4/18/2023

April 18, 2023

1) History Conference, April 21-22

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, as a keynote speaker for the annual Student History Conference. Dr. Vandersommers is an assistant professor of environmental history at the University of Dayton. His research combines environmental history, animal studies, science studies, and posthumanism.