In Person

For Blue Notes in Black and White bookings, contact:

Margaret Hagan, Promotions Manager,


December 2, 2018: Federal Art Project: American Design, exhibition opening. Orange County Great Park Gallery, Palm Court Arts Complex, Irvine, California, 1-3.

March 13, 2018: “Yesternow: Jack Johnson, Documentary Film, and the Politics of Jazz,” Pollak Library Room 299, CSUF, Noon-1 p.m.

February 14, 2018: “Children and the American Civil War,” UCI History Project, ACCESS, Santa Ana, CA, 10-11:30 am.

April 26, 2017: Film Presentation, “Neorealism from Italy to the World: Charles Burnett’s Killer of Sheep,” CSUF Cultural and Public History Association, CSUF.

April 8, 2017: “Truest Pictures of Victory: Robert Capa and the Italian Campaign,” Organization of American Historians, New Orleans.

March 22, 2017: Film Presentation, “Neorealism from Italy to the World: Metin Erksan’s Dry Summer,” CSUF Cultural and Public History Association, CSUF.

February 22, 2017: “The Civil War in Visual Culture,” UCI/UCLA History Project, Lynwood Unified School District, Lynwood CA.

September 20, 2016: Film Presentation, “Neorealism from Italy to the World: Roberto Rossellini’s Paisan,” CSUF Cultural and Public History Association.

November 15, 2016: Film Presentation, “Neorealism from Italy to the World: Gillo Pontecorvo’s The Battle of Algiers,” CSUF Cultural and Public History Association.

April 24, 2015: “Life Goes to War: Margaret Bourke-White and the Image of the Italian Campaign,” California American Studies Association, CSU Fullerton.

February 11, 2015: Exhibition Opening, Kathy Sloane’s Keystone Korner: Portrait of a Jazz Club, Salz-Pollak Atrium Gallery, Pollak Library, CSUF, 4:30 p.m.

February 11, 2015: Panelist, “Civil Rights in 2015: Remembering 1865 and 1965.” Titan Student Union Hetebrink A-B, 11:30 a.m.

February 10, 2015: “Remembering Keystone Korner,” (with Chuck Tumlinson), Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Mackey Hall, CSUF, 2:30 p.m.

March 26, 2014: “Envisioning the Civil War: Photography and the Crisis of the Union.” Orange County Unified School District/UC Irvine History Project, Laguna Hills, CA.

March 20, 2014: Panelist, “Sustainable Practices for Co-created Exhibits,” National Council on Public History Annual Meeting, Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, CA, 8:30 a.m.

February 26, 2014: “Go to the Mardi Gras: Treme and New Orleans Cultural Tradition,” CSUF Cultural and Public History Association, Pollak Library South 360, 7 pm.

February 12, 2014: Blue Notes book signing, African American Faculty Association Black History Month Reception, CSU Fullerton Titan Student Union, 5-7 pm.

November 21, 2013: “Under the Volcano: Gordon Parks, the Bergman-Rossellini Romance, and Postwar US-Italian Relations.” American Studies Association, Hilton, Washington, DC, 2 pm.

October 1, 2013: Film Presentation and Discussion: Harlan County, USA (Barbara Kopple, 1976). Cultural and Public History Association, Humanities 412, CSU Fullerton, 6 p.m.

April 27, 2013: “Jump for Joy: Duke Ellington, the Great Migration, and Wartime Los Angeles.” California American Studies Association, San Diego State University, 10 a.m.

March 4, 2013: “Purple Hearts and Paisans: Neorealism and Postwar US-Italian Relations.” European Studies Association, Pollak Library South Room 360, CSU Fullerton, 5:30 p.m.

November 17, 2012: “War and Remembrance: History Day as Public History,” Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Yorba Linda, CA, 9:15 a.m.

September 22, 2012: Opening Remarks,  Farmers to Flyers: Marine Corps Air Station El Toro and Mid-century Orange County Exhibition Reception, Orange County Great Park, 7 p.m.

August 29, 2012: “Road to Disunion: The Election of 1860,” Orange County Unified School District/UC Irvine History Project, Mission Viejo, CA.

June 3, 2012: Blue Notes: Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, 3 p.m. Lindell and DeBaliviere.

April 27, 2012: Student Research Symposium, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Yorba Linda, CA

April 21, 2012: Blue Notes: Boswell Book Company, Milwaukee, 7 p.m.

April 17, 2012: Blue Notes: The Green Mill, Chicago, 6 p.m.

April 5, 2012: Blue Notes: Center for Jazz Studies, Columbia University, NY, 8 p.m.

March 31, 2012: Blue Notes: Geranium Lake Flowers, Portland, OR, 6 p.m.

March 29, 2012: Blue Notes: Walla Walla University, College Place, WA, 7 p.m.

March 2, 2012: Blue Notes: Violethour Gallery, Fullerton, CA, 6 p.m.

February 21, 2012: Blue Notes: College of Humanities & Social Sciences Student Access Center, California State University, Fullerton, 5 p.m.

February 12, 2012: Blue Notes Book Release Party, 4th Street Vine, Long Beach, CA, 5 p.m.

February 11, 2012: Blue Notes: Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle, 7 p.m.

December 9, 2011: Blue Notes: San Francisco Art Institute, 7 p.m.

November 3, 2011: Blue Notes: Jazz Heritage Center, San Francisco, 7 p.m.

November 2, 2011: Blue Notes: University of California, Santa Cruz, 4 p.m.

October 27, 2011: Blue Notes: Fullerton Public Library, Fullerton, CA, 7 p.m.

October 11, 2011: Los Angeles Archives Bazaar, University of Southern California, 10 a.m., Center for Oral and Public History booth.

February 12, 2011: “Do Them No Hurt: Lewis and Clark, the Nez Perce, and the West,” Mission San Juan Capistrano, CA, 11 a.m.

June 21, 2011: “American Slavery,” and “A House Divided,” Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District, Fullerton Arboretum.

March 12, 2011: “New Birth of Freedom: Civil War to Civil Rights in California,” Los Angeles History Reading Group, Huntington Library, San Marino, CA, 11 a.m.

October 14, 2010: Book Discussion: The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, Fullerton Public Library, 6:30 p.m.

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