New Works in the Field: The Grapes of Conquest–Julia Ornelas-Higdon in conversation with Bill Deverell

Julia Ornelas-Higdon

Huntington Library

Thursday, November 16, 2023 12:00 pm EST

The birth of the wine industry is critical to understanding conquest, the construction of race and citizenship, and the emergence of regional agribusiness.
A webinar on new work The Grapes of Conquest by Julia Ornelas-Higdon, who will be joined in conversation by Bill Deverell.
California State University Channel Islands Professor Julia Ornelas-Higdon specializes in the history of California and the West. Her research focuses on the intersections of race, agricultural and labor histories.