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UCR History hosts 2018 WHEATS Workshop, Oct 5-7, 2018

Graduate Students in the Department of History and other departments on campus will host the 2018 WHEATS (Workshop on the History of Environment, Agriculture, Technology and Science) at UCR. WHEATS is an intensive, rotating workshop for graduate students and recent PhDs who study the environment, agriculture, technology or science from a historical perspective. WHEATS began...

Historian’s database offers new view of colonial California

Understanding American history is a challenge, but what happens when some of that history is scattered, inaccessible, and in another language? Steven Hackel, a professor of history at the University of California, Riverside, knows these obstacles all too well. Hackel was recently awarded an archival grant by the John Randolph Haynes Foundation to continue his...