Attention, especially all inhabitants of Alta California, from an email I received minutes ago:
The Department of History at the University of California, Irvine will host “Nuestra América: Rethinking Fronteras in U.S. History” on Friday, February 20, 2015. It’s kind of a marathon student and colleague reunion, from 9am to 6pm in Humanities Gateway (HG) 1030. This conference honors UCI’s Distinguished Professor Vicki L. Ruiz for her leadership as president (2015) of the American Historical Association, for her decades of transformative scholarship, and for the contribution her work has made to inclusive excellence.
I’ll be there. I’ll probably blog the heck out of that conference. Won’t that be nice? (Have you missed me?) Here’s the Nuestra América full schedule of events It’s not too late to get a bargain airplane ticket–or whatever you’d call the lowest fares for a flight to LAX or John Wayne/Orange County. Do it. You won’t regret it. Continue Reading »