Tag: history/political science department

Book Day features history, politics and fiction

The Wilson Library hosted the annual Book Day day event, a celebration of University of La Verne authors Tuesday via zoom. Roughly 30 community members attended to honor five faculty members who recently published books.

Brantley’s new book considers consumer activism of late 20th century

Allyson Brantley, assistant professor of history, discussed the boycotts against the Coors Brewing Company in the 1970s, at a virtual book launch for her new book, “Brewing a Boycott: How a Grassroots Coalition Fought Coors & Remade American Consumer Activism.” 

Lecture recalls dark history of Japanese American internment camps

Marcus’s talk for the weekly faculty lecture series held via Zoom, was a part of a larger research project on World War II concentration camps and the memorialization of those camps.

Debating the issues

The faculty of the history and political science department hosted a Zoom watch party for the last presidential debate Oct. 22.

Politics impacts teaching

After Donald Trump’s unlikely victory in the 2016 election, a student noticed a change among his peers. To him the campus seemed dead, and its student body appeared to experience the six stages of grief.

Modern political storytelling analyzed

Jason Neidleman, professor of political science, delved into his research about Rousseau and his impact on philosophy and politics during his talk titled “My Reason Chooses the Sentiment My Heart Prefers: Rousseau on Political Imagination.” 

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