First New Deal Salon At the Huntington
With a grant from the University of California Humanities Research Institute, the Living New Deal will host a series of public conversations about the legacy of the New Deal. The five salons will be held at cultural institutions throughout California. New Deal scholars Harvey Smith, Gray Brechin, and Alex Tarr will discuss the Living New Deal’s ongoing efforts to document New Deal sites and record oral histories of those whose lives were touched by the New Deal. Please join us!Huntington Library
MAY 28, 2014
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, BUT VERY LIMITED SPACE, PLEASE RSVP TO RSVP@LIVINGNEWDEAL.ORGTO RESERVE A SPACE AND LUNCH
Next stops… Long Beach, San Diego….
Long Beach Museum of Art
MAY 29, 2014
6-7PM, RECEPTION TO FOLLOW
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, BUT PLEASE RSVP TO LISAM@LBMA.ORG
San Diego History Center
JUNE 2, 2014
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Then: up to Sacramento….
Sacramento Historical Society
JUNE 24, 2014
Announcement from the Huntington:
LIBRARY, ART COLLECTIONS, AND BOTANICAL GARDENS
Distinguished Fellow Lecture
“Reies López Tijerina and the Religious Origins of
the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement”
The Mexican Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s encompassed two extremes; from the pacifism of Cesar Chavez to the radicalism of Reies López Tijerina. Ramón Gutiérrez, Professor of History at the University of Chicago and the Los Angeles Times Distinguished Fellow, will discuss the religious, Pentecostal origins of Tijerina’s political thought and its transformation over time.
November 16, 2011
7:30 p.m., Friends’ Hall
Free. No reservations required.
The first meeting of the LA History & Metro Studies Group will take place on Friday, October 7, 2011 at 12 noon, at the Huntington Library. The presenter will be Rebecca Overmyer-Velazquez, Associate Professor of Sociology at Whittier College, who will be speaking about her paper, “Moving On Up: Race, Ethnicity, and Class Obstacles to Community and Regional Organizing in the San Gabriel Valley.” (Advance copies of the paper are available by contacting the coordinators at the email addresses listed below.)
The group will meet in Seaver Classrooms 1 & 2 in the Munger Research Center at the Huntington Library, starting at 12 noon. Lunch will be available to those who RSVP by October 4. If you would like to attend, please RSVP at this link.
If you have questions, contact the coordinators:
Becky Nicolaides David Levitus
The LA History & Metro Studies Group is generously sponsored by the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West (ICW)