On Thursday, May 25, from noon to 1:30 pm in the Multicultural Center Theater, the UCSB Department of History and the Center for Cold War Studies and International History will host a panel discussion titled, "Politics in the Age of Trump: Some Historical Perspective."


  1. May 25, 2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:30pm

Two UCSB history doctoral students speak on the politics of globalization during the second half of the 20th century.

Jesse Halvorsen's presentation is titled "To Win a 'Hunk of the Machine': Labor, Business, and the State's Approach to Technological Change During the Cold War, 1948-1964"

Andrew Elrod's talk is titled, "The Multinational Corporation and Detente: Investment Policy, Full Employment, and the Trade Act of 1974"

Both Halvorsen and Elrod are affiliated with UCSB's Center for the Study of Work, Labor, and Democracy.

  1. April 24, 2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:00pm