History
A lecture and book signing with Reginald Dwayne Betts. Betts is the author of “A Question of Freedom,” a PEN New England Award winner and a national spokesperson for the Campaign for Youth Justice. Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series feature event.

September 28, 2016
7:00 pm

Campus Center, Cape Cod Lounge

The 2016 UMass/Five College Graduate Program in History Distinguished Annual Lecture presents a lecture by Talitha L. LeFlouria, University of Virginia.

October 17, 2016
4:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

The History Department's Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series presents “Resisting Police Violence in Springfield and Beyond: Mothers, Scholars, and Queer People of Color Speak Out,” an evening of conversation with local and national voices:

October 26, 2016
7:00 pm

Scibelli Hall Auditorium, Springfield Technical and Community College, Building 2
 Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) history professor Rhonda Y. Williams is the founder and director of the Social Justice Institute at CWRU.

October 27, 2016
12:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

February 2017 marks the 75th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the forced removal and incarceration of 120,000 Americans of Japanese descent.

November 1, 2016
5:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

A panel discussion with scholars, activists and lawyers on the history and current realities of the migrant detention regime.

November 10, 2016
4:30 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room

The penitentiary system in early America exploited racist ideologies, gender norms, sexual desire, and antipathy towards the poor to justify its existence and expansion.

November 15, 2016
5:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

A panel discussion with Veronica McNair, Elaine Arsenault, Donald Perry and Jafet Robles.  

November 29, 2016
6:00 pm

Herter Hall, 601

Professor Christian Appy of the Department of History, will present a Distinguished Faculty Lecture.

April 4, 2017
4:00 pm-5:45 pm

Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room