Undergraduate History Showcase

March 03, 2016

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The Undergraduate History Showcase is an annual event held each spring that recognizes the exceptional research conducted by UC Santa Cruz history undergraduates. In addition, a history alumnus delivers a keynote address in which they expound on the valuable career skills they acquired by majoring in history.

Thursday, May 5, 2016
2:00 - 4:30 PM
Stevenson Fireside Lounge

Light refreshments to be provided. This event is free and open to everyone!

Schedule of Events

Attend all or parts of the showcase as your schedule permits. Start and end times are approximates.

I. Student Presentations - 2:00-2:45 PM

Christopher Ramirez, “FBI Report on D. B. Cooper”
Stella Fronius, "Chemical Traces in U.S. Occupied Okinawa 1945-2016”
Christopher Cruickshank, “Then and Back Again: A Brief History Of Time”

II. Keynote Address - 3:00-3:30 PM

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"History! What is it good for?"

Brian Mathias
Attorney & Constitutional Law Fellow

This talk will explore how a background in history and the historical method is applied to the practice of law and everyday life.

Brian Mathias is a 2008 UCSC European History major graduate, a local attorney, and a Constitutional Law Fellow at the Monterey College of Law.

III. Student Presentations - 3:40-4:30 PM

Clare Moran, “Sean and Julia O’Faolain: Generationally Conceptualizing Collective Memories of Trauma in Fiction"
Tyler Lewis, “Wolf: From the GDR to the City of Angels"
Grant Shryock, “Saint Louis: Imagining a Saint-King”