Dr. Debbie Kang and Dr. Jill Watts served on the local arrangements Committee for the recent 57th Conference of the Western History Association in San Diego. Dr. Jill Watts chaired a panel, “The Digital and New Media Frontiers: Doing Digital History in Western Contexts.” Dr. Carmen Nava presented a paper at this panel, “Identity & Visuality in Public Commemorations of Cesar E. Chavez.”
Dr. Alyssa Sepinwall has published “Beyond The Black Jacobins: Haitian Revolution Historiography Comes of Age,” Journal of Haitian Studies 23, no. 1 (Spring 2017), 4 - 34. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/668032/pdf
Dr. Debbie Kang's book, The INS on the Line: Making Immigration Law on the US-Mexico Border, 1917-1954 was published by Oxford University Press in January 2017.
Dr. Alyssa Sepinwall has published "New Directions in French Holocaust Film: The Origin of Violence, Once in a Lifetime, and Victor 'Young' Perez" in Fiction and Film for French Historians (Jan. 2017).
Ibrahim al-Marashi and Phebe Marr will publish their 4th edition of The Modern History of Iraq (Westview Press) in February 2017.