News for History students - 3/29/2023

1) Grad Slam, March 30

The Grad Slam competition celebrates the exciting research conducted by Cal Poly Humboldt graduate students. The competition supports their capacity to effectively explain their research in three minutes, in a language appropriate to a non-specialist audience. Come learn about our graduate students' research!


2) On-campus job opportunities

The Eric Rofes Multicultural Queer Resource Center is hiring for an Events Director and Volunteer and Resource Director. Job and application details can be found in the above links or on Handshake. Applications are due April 1.

3) "Centering Discarded Voices: Education, Dialogue & Resisting the Prison Industrial Complex," April 6

Brittany Marshall, Engagement and Curriculum Fellow from the American Prison Newspaper Collection, and Lily Gonzalez, Project Coordinator for Project Rebound at California State University, Northridge, will be discussing their work on prison correspondence and archival research. 

4) ideaFest Registration is Now Open 

The Office of Research, Cal Poly Humboldt Library, and Marketing & Communications would like to invite you to participate in the 10th Annual ideaFest! Students, faculty, and staff from Cal Poly Humboldt will showcase research, live performances, creative projects, and more. The 2023 ideaFest will be held on Friday, May 5th, 2023. Click here for more information or to sign up. This will be a great venue for students to display previously presented professional posters or multimedia presentations at this campus-wide research & creative activities symposium. The deadline to register for ideaFest is Monday, April 24, 2023. Please note that MarCom will be available to print posters free of charge prior to the event. If you have any questions please contact the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs Foundation at (707) 826-4189 or email contact



History Department Advising Meeting, April 4


Free History writing tutors

The History Department is offering FREE WRITING TUTORS to any student enrolled in a History class! Writing Tutors can assist with crafting a thesis, proofreading, choosing correct grammar, and understanding how to effectively structure an essay, research paper, slideshow, or any other writing assignment. Reach out today to one of our Certified Writing Aces (not a real thing, but it sounds impressive), Dakota Adelmann ( and Ian Jones (! Please contact them directly to make an appointment.