Humanities Center and Others: Bourgeois Culture and the Nostalgia for the 1950s-Perspectives and Responses

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Date and Time

  • Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


Hahn University Center, 107

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




A panel of USD experts on race, gender, and class will paint a picture of what life was like in the 1950s in the United States. This panel will provide contrasting perspectives to opinions of the superiority of life in the 1950s, recently seen in media from Fox News to blogs.

Moderated by Hugh Ellis, PhD, Professor, Biology and Chair, University Senate, our discussion will be introduced by the following panelists:

  • Alan Gin, PhD | Associate Professor of Economics
  • Cory Gooding, PhD | Assistant Professor, Political Science
  • Aaron Gross, PhD | Associate Professor, Theology and Religious Studies
  • Timothy Wyman McCarty, PhD | Assistant Professor, Political Science
  • Alberto López Pulido, PhD | Professor, Ethnic Studies
  • Candice Price, PhD | Assistant Professor, Mathematics
  • Thomas Reifer, PhD | Professor, Sociology
  • Lori Watson, PhD | Professor, Philosophy and Chair, Philosophy

 All undergraduate, graduate, and law students are encouraged to attend.


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