College of Liberal Arts

History Honors Research Symposium 2017

Thursday Apr 20, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:45 PM | GAR 1.102

10:00
Introductory Remarks by
Dr. Denise A. Spellberg
Professor of History & Honors Director
 
10:15
ZACHARY NASH
“‘It is folly to look to the government any further’: The West Texas Frontier and Secession, 1857-1861”

10:30
AMANDA FAULKNER
“A Culture of Communalism: Women’s Networks in Seventeenth-Century Amsterdam”

10:45
ELIZABETH JONES
“Fight for Freedom: A Comparative History of the Manumission Processes in Texas and Louisiana, 1803-1865”

Break: 11:00-11:15

11:15
EMMA STEINER
“Their Greatest Need: American Perspectives of Soviet Housing Initiatives, 1954-1964”

11:30
MIRANDA WHITED
“Cockeyed Optimist: Oscar Hammerstein II’s Engagement with Social Themes”

11:45
BRANDYN LEE
“Paul Revere: The Making of a Patriot”

Break: Noon-12:30

12:30
KATHLEEN TELLING
“Among Friends: Philadelphian Quaker Women’s Discourse in the Revolutionary Era”

12:45
MICHAEL STANLEY
“Eugenics in Texas, 1909 to 1965”

1:00
MICKEY LANNING
“‘I Was Feminine but Fighting’: Shifting Societal Attitudes toward Women in Combatant Military Roles”

Break: 1:15-1:30

1:30
KEVIN POWELL
“The Religious Dialectic of Modernity: Anglo-American Missionaries, Ultramontane Priests, and the
Ideological Struggle over the Latin American Past, Present, and Future in Chile and Uruguay (c.1860-1905)”

1:45
ALBERT GARCIA
“Calling All Chums: ‘Pals’ Battalion Recruitment and Edwardian Middle Class Culture”

2:00
KATHERINE DEAN
“Post-Traumatic Writing: The Construction of a Historical Narrative in American Culture after 9/11”

Break: 2:15-2:30

2:30
JAMES SMITH
“‘This Holy Sacrament of Service in Fiji’: Christianity and the End of Indo-Fijian Indenture”

2:45
BRYSON KISNER
“Tejanos and Anglos in Nacogdoches:
Conflict and Coexistence on Texas’ Eastern Frontier under the Mexican and Texan Republics, 1821-1845”

3:00
ALEXANDRA DOLAN
“Identity Crisis: The Post-WWII Reconstruction of the City of London”

Break: 3:15-3:30

3:30
KATHERINE RICKERT
“Controlling Death: Suicide and the Eighteenth-Century English State”


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