David Parsons

David Parsons, Ph.D., received his doctorate in History from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). He is a professor and writer whose work focuses on the political, social, and cultural history of 20th century America. He teaches courses in U.S. history and media at California State University, Channel Islands, and hosts a long-running weekly podcast on history and politics called The Nostalgia Trap. His book Dangerous Grounds: Antiwar Coffeehouses and Military Dissent in the Vietnam Era explores links between the civilian peace movement and the American military.

Past Olios with David Parsons

Locked Out: The Attica Uprising and the Politics of Prison

Venue: None

Teacher: David Parsons

July 28, 2020, 8 p.m.

Fear and Loathing in America: LSD and the Freak Politics of the 1960s

Venue: None

Teacher: David Parsons

June 25, 2020, 8 p.m.

How the Past Stays with Us: The Big Lebowski and the Legacy of the 1960s

Venue: None

Teacher: David Parsons

May 29, 2020, 8 p.m.

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