History Department
History Department

History Honors Research Symposium 2018

Thu, April 19, 2018 | GAR 1.102

10:25 AM - 3:45 PM

10:25 | Welcome and Opening Remarks by
Dr. Denise A. Spellberg
Professor of History & Honors Director

10:30 | KATHARINE TAYLOR

”Revolutionary Fervor: The History and Legacy of Communism
(Real and Imagined) in Abd al-Karim Qasim’s Iraq, 1958-1963”
Advisor: Dr. Louis, Second Reader: Dr. Anderson

10:45 | SHELBY BREMIGAN
“The Atomic Scientists of Chicago and Political Activism:
Influences on Domestic and International Postwar Legislation, 1945-1947”
Advisor: Dr. Hunt, Second Reader: Dr. Lawrence

Break: 11:00 - 11:15

11:15 | KATHERINE BARRY
”Maria Celeste: The Daughter of Science and Religion”
Advisor: Dr. Hunt, Second Reader: Dr. Frazier

11:30 | GRACE GILKER
“Split Memories: The American Presidency’s Unexpected Role in the Formation of Popular Holocaust Understanding”
Advisor: Dr. Crew, Second Reader: Dr. De Bos

11:45 | ANTON ERMAKOV
”Grandfather Frost Meets Comrade Stalin: The New Year Holiday in Stalinist Culture”
Advisor: Dr. Neuberger, Second Reader: Dr. Petrov

Break:  Noon - 12:15

12:15 | ALEXIS PARTYKA
“Power, Exploitation, and Expectations:  Gender Representation in Postcolonial Algeria”
Advisor: Dr. Brower, Second Reader: Dr. Holmsten

12:30 | AARON AHLSTROM
“The Domesday Revolution”
Advisor: Dr. Vaughn, Second Reader: Dr. Roberts-Miller

12:45 | MARY PAPADOPOULOS
“The First ‘Humanitarian Intervention’?: The Battle of Navarino and the Greek War of Independence”
Advisor: Dr. Suri, Second Reader: Dr. Vaughn

Break:  1:00 - 1:15

1:15 | HANNAH ROTWEIN
“Art, Sex, and Jewishness: Peggy Guggenheim as a Modern Object”
Advisor: Dr. Coffin, Second Reader: Dr. Henderson

1:30 | ABRAHAM VAN MATRE
“Cultural Conflicts and Mediterranean Mariners: Organized Piracy in the 16th and 17th Century”
Advisor: Dr. Vaughn, Second Reader: Dr. Spellberg

Break:  1:45 - 2:15

2:15 | BRENDALYS LEBRON
“Conducting Conformity? Musical Culture and Politics under Early Francoism from 1935-1945”
Advisor: Dr. Spellberg, Second Reader: Dr. Moore

Break:  2:30 - 2:45

2:45 | HUNTER NEWELL
“Forced from the Fight: Domestic Opposition and the End of U.S. Military Involvement in Southeast Asia”
Advisor: Dr. Lawrence, Second Reader: Dr. Brown

Break:  3:00 - 3:15

3:15 | REY LAURENCIO
“Captive Resistance: The Impact of Gender and Age in Inciting Insurrections
on British Vessels throughout the 18th-Century Slave Trade”
Advisor: Dr. Berry, Second Reader: Dr. Smith

3:30 | JENNIFER LEVIN
“Thorns from the Fleur de Lis: French Exploration of the Gulf Coast after La Salle, 1687-1721”
Advisor: Dr. Kamil, Second Reader: Dr. Olwell

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