History Department
History Department

History Honors Symposium

Fri, April 12, 2013 | GAR 1.102

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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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