Spring 2011, Volume 5

Editor's note: This volume of Hindsight is a Special Symposium Edition.  Developed in conjunction with the Department of History at California State University, Fresno, this year's Hindsight showcases selected essays presented at the History Graduate Student Association's 13th Annual Graduate Student Symposium, "A Moment in Time: Interpretations of Our Past."

Hindsight Graduate History Journal is published annually by the graduate students of the Department of History at California State University, Fresno. All views of fact or opinion are the sole responsibility of the authors and may not be reflect the views of the editorial staff.

Hindsight Graduate History Journal editorial board wishes to thank the College of Social Sciences and the Division of Graduate Studies at California State University, Fresno for providing funding.


Table of Contents:

A Better Race of Human Beings: Eugenics in the American Media, 1900-1909
Celeste Sharpe
University of Calgary

 Exposed to Nuclear Energy: 1950s Children's Fiction Literature and the Nuclear Fear Campaign
Stephanie Strejan-Hamblen
California State University, Fresno

Family Benediction: The Role of Asenath in Rembrandt's Jacob Blessing the Sons of Joseph
Jamie Buettner
California State University, Fresno

Nationalism in German Reunification: Gunter Grass and a Political Critique of the German Nation State
Charles Slaght
California State University, Fresno

Breaking Ground: Imperial Valley's Japanese and Punjabi Farmers, 1900-1933
Leah Fernandez
University of California, Santa Barbara