Ericka Verba Granted NEH Fellowship for Life’s Work

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Ericka Verba, associate professor of history at California State University, Dominguez Hills, has been awarded a Fellowship grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to undertake the writing of a biography of 20th century Chilean artist Violeta Parra, the culmination of decades … [Read more...]

CSU Dominguez Hills, Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum Receive National Endowment for the Humanities Grant

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded California State University, Dominguez Hills and Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum a $171,788 grant through its Landmarks of American History and Culture program to offer two weeklong professional development workshops next … [Read more...]

Partnership Between Labor Studies, University Library, and National Experts Creates Archive of Women in the Building Trades

National archivists, scholars, and historians are working to create an archive of women in the building trades at CSU Dominguez Hills L-R, back row: Stewart Baker, webmaster, University Library, CSU Dominguez Hills (CSUDH); Danelle Moon, archivist, San Jose State University Special Collections; Dr. Elizabeth Yakel, associate professor, School of Information, University of Michigan; Lynda DeLoach, archivist, George Meany Memorial Archives, National Labor College, Greg Williams, director, University Archives and Special Collections, CSUDH; and Jill Hurst-Wahl, Hurst Associates, Ltd., Syracuse, New York L-R, front row: Catherine Hiebert Kerst, archivist, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress; Catherine Powell, director, Labor Archives at San Francisco State University; Dr. Vivian Price, assistant professor of interdisciplinary studies, CSUDH; and Veronica Ciocia-D'Aquino, intern, University Archives and Special Collections, CSUDH In front: Melina Harris, president, Sisters in the Building Trades

Last fall, Vivian Price, assistant professor and coordinator of labor studies, and Greg Williams, director of University Archives and Special Collections, received a $25,000 digital start-up grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for their project, "New Approaches: Tradeswomen … [Read more...]