Join Andrew Hawley, CSUB Art Alum at The Arts Council of Kern for his opening reception at his Cartunes exhibit on January 27th, from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
I am excited to join the Department of History and the community here at CSUB!
I grew up on the east coast, in the city of Waterbury, Connecticut. I received my B.A. in history at New York University and then moved to Michigan, where I completed my PhD in history at the University of Michigan. I focus on United States history, and here at CSUB, I am teaching U.S. history classes, including courses in African American history and women's and gender history.
In my spare time, I enjoy swimming and hiking (great activities for California!) and watching baseball. I'm happy to meet with students interested in history, and hopefully I'll see you in one of my classes!
Read all about the exciting events and plans at the Walter Stiern Library!
Hi everyone! My name is Chris Tang and I am a historian of Modern China, focusing on China during the twentieth century and especially the history of the People’s Republic (1949-present). My research explores propaganda and political mobilization in China’s 1960s, tracing how Chinese depictions of events from around the world helped to inspire people to participate in the Cultural Revolution (1966-76) at home.
I am originally from Canada, where I completed my B.A. and M.A. at McGill University in Montreal. I then lived in China for a few years, before I returned to pursue my Ph.D. at Cornell University in upstate New York. At CSUB, I will be teaching courses in Chinese History and World History, and sometime soon specialized courses on the Cold War and on propaganda.
After far too many years in cold weather locations, I’m thrilled to be here in sunny California and look forward to making it my new home!
Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca Weller for earning a well-deserved promotion in the Art department!
Dr. Weller teaches Art History in the Department of Art. Completing her PhD in 2008 at the University of Delaware, she specializes in Modern Art, the History of Photography, and depictions of gender in art.
Dr. Weller has a forthcoming book called Los Angeles Looking that not only examines minimalist art made in LA in the 1960s, but specifically constructs a critical framework out of art theories and “LA-ness” (smog, freeways, plastics, etc.) through which to view the art.
If you like your Art History as blend of canonical art, social history, and popular culture with a just a splash of humor, sign up for one of Dr. Weller’s courses!
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