UCSB Alumni presents Profs at the Pub

by Kate Brody-Adams, Assistant Director of Professional Development
Monday, September 10, 2018 9:04 AM

Introducing Profs at the Pub, an engaging, free speaker series featuring UCSB professors at Santa Barbara’s favorite watering holes. Coming up next: 

What: Hamilton! The Musical as History
With Dean John Majewski*

When: Thursday​, September 20th, 6pm
Program will begin at approx. 6:20pm

Where: Draughtsmen Aleworks (53 Santa Felicia Dr. Goleta, CA 93117)

Register here!

A portion of beer sales from a karma tap for this free event will support UC Santa Barbara Alumni, providing a full range of benefits to every graduate.

Event information: lauren.cain@ucsb.edu


*John Majewski is the Michael Douglas Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts and Professor in the Department of History, where he has taught since 1995. He has been an Associate Dean for the division and served as the History Department Chair from 2009 to 2012. Dr. Majewski was a member of the Letters & Science Faculty Executive Committee and the Committee on Research, and served for five years on the campus Program Review Panel. He earned his Ph.D. from UCLA, where he won the Allan Nevins Prize in American Economic History for the best dissertation on an American subject. He also received a Howard Foundation Mid-Career Fellowship, the Hubbell Prize for an article on Civil War History, and an Andrew Mellon Research Fellowship from the Virginia Historical Society. His areas of specialization include American economic, social, and legal history; Southern history, and the U.S. Civil War. Dr. Majewski earned the Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award in 2003. He is the author of A House Dividing: Economic Development in Pennsylvania and Virginia Before the Civil War(Cambridge University Press, 2000), Modernizing a Slave Economy: The Economic Imagination of the Confederate Nation (UNC Press, 2009), and numerous articles, reviews, and book chapters.