History Associates Talk | Lisa Jacobson “The Potent Politics of Weak Brews: How 3.2% Beer Helped End Prohibition” | Apr 6, 5:30 PM | Draughtsmen Aleworks

Draughstmen Aleworks University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

  To commemorate the 90th anniversary of beer’s re-legalization in the United States, Lisa Jacobson will explain how a coalition of brewers, scientists, and labor leaders persuaded Congress that a beer capable of producing a mild euphoria could be legalized without violating the 18th Amendment’s ban on intoxicating beverages. Insisting that alcohol potency alone did not determine intoxication, this anti-prohibitionist [...]

FOCAL POINT Dialogues in History Series: Steve Zipperstein and Nyasha Mboti | April 12 1-3pm@McCune Room

HSSB 6020 (McCune Room) University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

The History Department's Colloquium Committee warmly invites you to attend this year’s FOCAL POINT Dialogues in History series. Inspired by the History Department’s Statement on the George Floyd Uprising and its invocation to understand and interrogate our racialized past and the investments of disciplinary history within it, the series brings together History faculty and graduate students to engage in a [...]

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