Historical Society of Long Beach

On the Line with Rosie: Our Long Beach Stories
Thursday, March 30, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
HSLB (Gallery), 4260 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, California 90807

Longtime Long Beach feminist activist and former councilwoman Hon. Gerrie Schipske presents an evening of stories about local women workers and their role in World War II. Schipske is the author of Rosie the Riveter in Long Beach, which will be available for purchase. The discussion will be moderated by retired professor of history at LBCC and CSULB, Dr. Craig Hendricks. The discussion expands upon an Historical Society of Long Beach exhibition, Long Beach Remembers Pearl Harbor. The program is free to the public and ADA accessible. Visit http://hslb.org/visit/programs for more details.

CSUF Hansen Lecture

Spring 2017 Hansen Lecture:
Featuring Keir Pearson

When: Wednesday, April 5th at 5:30PM

Where: Titan Student Union, Theatre, CSUF

Free and Open to the Public

Students can participate in a meet and greet with

Mr. Keir Pearson from 4pm – 5pm in PLS 360! 


Pearson, an Oscar-nominated screenwriter of “Hotel Rwanda,” will speak on “History and Hollywood: The Power of Storytelling Through Film” April 5 as part of the Lawrence de Graaf Center for Oral and Public History’s annual Hansen Lecture.

Pearson, also the executive producer and screenwriter of “Chavez,” has worked extensively on historical biopics usually with sociopolitical undercurrents. He’s worked for Warner Bros., Paramount, HBO, Fox TV and History Channel.

The Hansen Lectureship was created by the Lawrence de Graaf Center for Oral and Public History in honor of Arthur A. Hansen, CSUF professor emeritus of history and retired center director. The lectureship also funds an annual fellowship for a CSUF student pursuing a master’s degree in history with an emphasis on oral and public history.

The event begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Titan Student Union’s Titan Theatre. It is free and open to the public. Students can participate in a meet and greet with Pearson from 4 to 5 p.m. in Room 360 of Pollak Library.

Read more at: http://news.fullerton.edu/2017wi/PearsonStoryteller.aspx