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Department of History

Event Information

Title: IU History Graduate Association Paul Lucas Conference
Sharing: Public
Time: All Day Friday October 26, 2018 - Saturday October 27, 2018
Location: Neal Marshall Center, Bridgewater Lounge
Free/Busy: busy

IU History Graduate Association Conference, Friday 10/26

10:00-11:30 Panel 1 - Agency and the State

Jacob Bell, “Anna Ivanovna, Russia’s Empress-Navigator: Mediating the Crucible of Change” 

Hannah Malcolm “Determining the Responsibilities of Revolutionary Municipal Government in Lorient, 1789-1791” 

Sina Salessi “Settler Colonial Rule and American Empire in Liberia, 1908-1922”

11:30-12:30 Lunch

12:30-2:00 Panel 2 - Avatars of Media Realities

Alexander Barnard Lieberman “‘They Probably Have Better Memes’: the Birth and Formation of Internet Memes on 4chan, 2007-2014” 

Mark Alberta “Video Games, 1982-1984” 

Szabolcs Laszlo “Cultural Mediators in the Cold War: Artistic and Scientific Relations Between the U.S. and Communist Hungary (1960s-1980s)”

2:10-3:40 Panel 3 - Genealogies of Activism in America

Asher Lubotzsky “From Africa to Indiana during Times of Change: Cold War, Civil Rights, and African International Students at Indiana University, 1950-1970” 

Brandon Stokes “A Symbol and a Man: A Historiography of Malcolm X” ​

3:40-4:00 Coffee & Cake

4:00-5:30 Keynote Address - Professor Tanisha Ford


Saturday 10/27 

9:00-9:30 Registration

9:30-11:00 Panel 4 - New Articulations of Freedom 

Jazma Sutton “Remembering Freedom: Free Women of Color in the Greenville Settlement on the Border of Indiana and Ohio, 1820-1920” 

Morgan Carlton “Mothering the Race: Racial Uplift and Motherhood in Interwar Detroit” 

Whitney Carr “‘Who is the Indian Woman’: Examining Indian Feminisms, 1910s-1940” 


11:10-12:40 Panel 5 - Forceful Suppression, Institutions, and Change 

Vic Overdorf “Imprisoning Sexuality: The Abuses of the State in Homosexual Male Incarceration at Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary (1934-1957)” 

Thomas Porter “Wonderful Agitators But Poor Union Organizers” 

Peter Thompson “Structures of Violence: Fritz Haber and the Institutionalization of Gas Warfare” 

12:40-1:15 Lunch Break & Coffee

1:15-2:45 Panel 6 - People as Prisms: Refracting Social Change 

Paige Patterson “Black Realms: Arnold Hamilton Maloney and Different Articulations of Blackness, 1910-1939” 

Hannah Alms “Mary Patten’s Politics: A Perspective on Washington Women and Society” 

Braden Mishler “‘The Lips That Touch Welch’s Are All That Touch Mine’: Christian Perfectionism, Capitalism, and the Wine Question”


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