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.”

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.