Kyle Mitchell Livie
Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in English, University of California, Berkeley
Masters of Arts in History, San Francisco State University
Ph.D. in History, University of California, Los Angeles
Office: 2165 Bunche Hall
Rural America, Urban/Metropolitan History, California and the American West, Cultural Geography, Community Studies, Modern American Intellectual History, Economic History, and Popular Culture
Dissertation: "Wide Open Spaces: Rural Communities and the Making of Metropolitan California, 1870-1940"
Winter and Spring 2007 Office Hours: Tuesday, 2-4 pm and By Appointment
Grants and Awards
Departmental/Graduate Division Fellowship Package, University of California, Los Angeles
UCLA Graduate Division Travel Grant, 2004-2005 and 2006-2007
Social Science History Association-Rockefeller Archive Graduate Student Award/Grant, November 2005
Historical Society of Southern California/John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation Grant, Summer 2006
Committee: Janice Reiff (chair), Valerie Matsumoto, Mary Yeager, Kathryn Norberg (Modern Europe), Blake Allmendinger (Department of English)
?Towards Barefoot Journalism?: Gidra, Asian American Political Consciousness, and the Vietnam War, 1969-1974, Organization of American Historians (OAH) Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 2007.
?The City of the Hen that Lays the Golden Egg?: Rural Cultural Economy and the Development of the Egg Industry in Petaluma, California, 1879-1918, Social Science History Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 2006.
?Golden Futures?: Selling Crops, Culture, and Community in Rural California, 1889-1918, California Council for the Promotion of History Annual Conference, San Jose, California, October 2006
From Bedrooms to Boardrooms: An Introduction to the History of Sexuality in America, Ally Action Leadership Institute, Concord, California August, 2006.
?Egg Basket to the World"?: Collective Identity, Industrial Decline, and Social Politics in Rural Petaluma, 1918-1925, Western Social Science Association, Phoenix, Arizona, April 2006.
?The Challenge of the Country?: Rural Sociology and the Making of a Modern, Rural America, 1908-1929, Social Science History Association, Portland, Oregon, November 2005
Red Dirt Girls: Gender, Space, and Rural Narratives in American ?Country? Music, 1967-2001, Far West Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, Las Vegas, February 2005.
?Where the Orange Groves are Loveliest!?: Identity and Industry in Glendora, 1874-1893,? Social Science History Association, Chicago, November 2004
?Of Fair Glendora: Community, Race, and the Rise of California?s Orange Crescent, 1879-1921? Western Social Science Association, Salt Lake City, April 2004.
A Revolutionary Womanhood: Maoist Rhetoric and the Gendered Implications of the Vietnam War in Gidra, 1969-1972., Fifth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women?s and Gender History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign March 2004.
?The Simple Life?: Two Episodes in the Formation of Identity and Industry in Rural California,? US Field Colloquium, UCLA, March 2004.
?Education in Reverse?: Gender and Asian American Political Consciousness during and the Vietnam War, 1969-1974, Thinking Gender Conference, UCLA, March 2004.
?Land, Rural Modernity, and the Okie Experience in Woody Guthrie?s Dust Bowl Ballads,? Far West Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, February 2004.
?Way Over Yonder in the Minor Key?: Race, Culture, and the Origins of Country Music in the American West, Guest Lecture, Ethnic Studies 21AC, UC Berkeley, July 2002.
?Technology and the On-Line Writing Center,? Northern California Writing Centers Association Annual Conference, Sonoma State University, March 2001.
?The Seed is Mine?: The Politics of the Anti-Asiatic Movement and Organized Labor in Rural California, 1904-1918. California History Forum, San Francisco State University, March 2000.
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