Spring 2018

Children of Uncertain Fortune book cover
Welcome Back History Department Dinner at Professor Livesay's
Tuesday, January 30
6 p.m.

Professor Dan Livesay invited faculty and students over to his house for a home cooked meal. With over 20 students and faculty in attendance, there was great conversation and company to accompany the amazing food.

Professor Dan Livesay Book Release Celebration at Kravis 4th floor South Patio
Monday, February 12
4 - 5 p.m.

Come join the CMC history community to celebrate the release of Professor Livesay's new book, Children of Uncertain Fortune. Refreshments will be provided.

CMC Faculty Publications and Grants
2nd Annual Community Celebration of CMC Faculty Publications and Grants at McKenna Auditorium
Thursday, February 16
1 - 3 p.m.

Join the CMC community as we marvel at the publications of and grants awarded to our faculty in 2017. This will be a great chance to examine the wide array of works published by CMC faculty, especially by our history faculty. Light bites will be provided too meaning that there'll be food for thought and food for the tummy!

T-Shirt Design Contest
The Declaration of Independence: Lessons for Citizenship in Challenging Times
Thursday, February 16

Design a T-shirt for CMC's History department. REWARD: $20 Amazon gift card. Send design to VNGUYEN21@CMC.EDU by February 16.

History Pre-Registration Ice Cream Social
Thursday, April 12
4 - 5 p.m.

More information to come regarding this classic Department event.

History Senior Thesis Presentation Day
Tuesday, April 24

More information to come on our yearly tradition.


Fall 2017

Meet Your History Professors Pre-Registration Social at the HUB Patio
Thursday, November 9
4 - 5 p.m.

Not sure about what to take next semester? Cold weather got you down? Swing by the Department’s pre-registration social and warm up with some hot chocolate, biscotti, and lively discussions of history. Ask faculty about their courses next semester or simply catch up with your favorite history professors!
Contact Professor Diana Selig for any inquiries.

Halloween Movie Screening: "The Witch" at Pickford Auditorium
Monday, October 30
7 p.m.

The movie depicts a Puritan family cast out of their New England town for being too religiously radical. When they move to a new location, they become haunted by a witch. Professor Daniel Livesay will provide a short introduction beforehand and there will be a discussion after the movie. Snacks will be provided!

Documentary Screening: "They Call Us Monsters" at the C.A.R.E. Center (2nd floor of Heggblade)
Thursday, October 26
6 p.m.

CMC’s C.A.R.E. Center and the history department will host a screening of the documentary, They Call Us Monsters. They Call Us Monsters profiles the incarcerated youth at a high-security compound within the Sylmar Detention Center. They are Los Angeles county’s high-risk juvenile offenders, tried as adults for violent crimes and facing decades, if not hundreds of years in adult prison.
Join us and learn about opportunities to get involved supporting this community of young people! Pizza and drinks provided.

Senior Thesis Advising session with Professors Cody, Petropoulous and Livesay at Kravis 161
Monday, October 23
4 p.m.

Faculty will provide handouts and suggestions at the meeting on how to embark on a senior thesis in history.

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