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Alan Tully, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

History Honors Symposium

Fri, April 12, 2013 • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM • GAR 1.102

Please join us to hear the History Honors students, class of ’13 present their research projects. These will be short (10 minute) individual presentations, followed by 10 minutes, or a little more, if needed, for questions.

Snacks will be served, and all – parents, friends, siblings, roommates -- are welcome!

Session 1: 9-11.30 am
Introductions: Nick Scott

9:00 a.m. Ady Wetegrove, “Behind the Curtain: The Artist as Collector in Peale’s Philadelphia Museum” (Faculty Advisor: Dr. Neil Kamil)

9:30 a.m. Emily Arnold, “The Hidden History of Child Abuse in Early Modern England” (Faculty Advisor: Dr. Julie Hardwick)

10:00 a.m.  Lauren Proctor, “It Was Hot and They Were Bothered: Rejecting, Accepting, and Debating Jazz in the White American Press During the 1920s.”  (Faculty Advisor: Dr. Karl Hagstrom Miller)

10:30 a.m. Susannah Jacob, “Walter White, Franklin Roosevelt, and the Pursuit of Civil Rights in the 1940s.” (Faculty Advisor: H.W. Brands)

11:00 a.m. Jacob Troublefield, “A Struggle for Solidarity and Control: E. D. Morel and the Congo Reform Movement” (Faculty Advisor: Dr. Wm Roger Louis)


Session 2:  1.00-3.30 pm.
Introductions: Lidia Plaza ‘12

1:00 p.m. Catherine Harris, “Daniel Defoe and the Churches of England and Scotland: National prejudice in the Union of 1707” (Faculty Advisor: Brian Levack)

1:30 p.m. Steven Plante, "To Conserve the Fighting Strength: Training Combat Medics from 1915 to the 21st Century" (Faculty Adviser: Dr. Jeremi Suri)

2:00 p.m.  Allegra Geller, “Daemonologie and Divine Right: The Politics of Witchcraft in Late Sixteenth-Century Scotland”  (Faculty Advisor: Dr. Brian P. Levack.)

2:30 p.m. Abhi Ravinutala, “Rewriting History: Indo-Aryans in NCERT Textbooks from 1998-2004” (Faculty Advisor: Dr. Cynthia Talbot)

3:00 p.m.  Kevin Stewart, “Putting Money Into a Hole in the Ground: The Story of the Superconducting Super Collider (1983-1993)” (Faculty Advisor - Dr. Bruce J. Hunt)

Sponsored by: The Honors Program in History


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