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NEVER BUILT: LOS ANGELES @ Architecture + Design Museum

July 26, 2013 – One of the things I am learning more of while working in the Department of Art and Art History is design.  Design is in every facet of our lives including architecture.  A building can be an … Continue reading

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Singing Crane Garden: Refuge for Hope and Comfort

Note: This is a paper I wrote for one of my graduate history classes, “Testimony, Life, History” on May 2, 2010 at California State University, Northridge.  The short paper focuses on historian Vera Schwarcz’s book, Place and Memory in the … Continue reading

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The Iron Curtain Trail

On Tuesday, May 8, 2012, the Wende Museum hosted a lecture and a tour of the museum. The lecture featured the Consul General Honorable Wolfgang Drautz and Member of the European Union Parliament, Michael Cramer.  Both men are from Germany … Continue reading

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The Studio for Southern California History – Photo-Essay Challenge

Hello Everyone! If you live in Southern California or know anyone who does, if interested, The Studio for Southern California History is having their “My Neighborhood Photo-Essay” challenge. The studio is gathering photo histories from the bottom-up that covers the diverse … Continue reading

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Pasadena Art Museum

February 20, 2012 – The last couple of months, I’ve been organizing the press releases, newspaper and magazine clippings dated since 1930s to the present for the Public Affairs department at the Norton Simon Museum (NSM).  During my time as … Continue reading

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CSUN Lecture

October 5, 2011 – On Tuesday, September 7th I did my first guest speaking at my alma mater, California State University, Northridge. It was for an undergraduate seminar titled, “Public History.” The class is taught by my former graduate History … Continue reading

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Pacific Standard Time (PST)

October 5, 2011 – Pacific Standard Time (PST) is a huge undertaking. The Getty Foundation and the Getty Research Institute are leading this collaborative venture along with 60 cultural institutions throughout the Southern California area – stretching from Santa Barbara … Continue reading

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