Program in American StudiesWestern Social Science

American Studies Speakers' Series

SPEAKERS' SERIES 2016-17

Dr. Elizabeth Hoover and Dustin Garcia
March 27, 2017, SSC 2036, 7:00 p.m.

The Fire Was Ignited Within Us

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DR. ROBERT PERKINSON
February 1, 2017, SSC 2028, 4:30 p.m.

Obama Dreams in Trumpland

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Robert Perkinson is an Associate Professor of American Studies at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. He is the author of Texas Tough: The Rise of America’s Prison Empire (Metropolitan/Henry Holt, 2010), a history of racism, politics, and imprisonment from slavery to the present. His research areas include political history, international relations, and criminal justice, and he has been published in the New York Times, Boston Review, The Nation, New Republic, and in scholarly journals. From 2010 to 2015, Perkinson directed the State of Hawai‘i’s bid to establish an Obama presidential center in Honolulu.

More here: http://manoa.hawaii.edu/amst/people/faculty/robert-perkinson/.


DR. ANDREW HARTMAN
October 25, 2016

War for the Soul of America

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